Do not have the electronic text**
Read Chapter 12 of Governing Texas 3rd edition, including “You Decide: Voices of Texas: Abortion Policy in Texas,” and write an essay answering the following questions:
- How does Texas compare to other states with regards to providing services for poor citizens?
- What is the age and race/ethnicity breakdown of the uninsured in Texas?
- What programs are used to provide coverage to the uninsured? How are those programs funded?
- What steps has Texas taken to influence abortion rates in the state?
- Does Texas’ sonogram law violate free speech for the physician? For the patient?
- Should the state pass laws mandating what information physicians share with their patients?