This Mexican clinic is offering discreet abortions to Americans just over the border


Luisa García is the director of Profem Tijuana, a Mexican clinic that offers abortions and is near the border with the United States. In July, Americans made up an estimated 50% of patients seeking abortions there.

In May, Americans made up 25% of patients receiving abortions at one clinic in Tijuana. By July, it was an estimated 50%. The director believes it’s due to cost, privacy and convenience.

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