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Texas Official Forced to Retire After Co-authoring Study on Harms of GOP Birth Control Policy

HeadlineFeb 22, 2016

In Texas, a health official has been forced to retire after co-authoring a peer-reviewed study on the negative effects of anti-choice state policies on reproductive health. Rick Allgeyer, director of research at the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, co-authored a study that documented a drop in birth control access after Texas banned Planned Parenthood from a state family planning program. Allgeyer stepped down after a Republican lawmaker complained about the study.

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