About the Authors

Sarah E. Baum

sbaum@ibisreproductivehealth.org

Affiliations Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Ibis Reproductive Health, Oakland, California, United States of America

Kari White

Affiliations Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Department of Health Care Organization and Policy, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States of America

Kristine Hopkins

Affiliations Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Joseph E. Potter

Affiliations Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, United States of America

Daniel Grossman

Affiliations Texas Policy Evaluation Project, Austin, Texas, United States of America, Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health (ANSIRH), Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, Oakland, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

Dr. Daniel Grossman and Dr. Kristine Hopkins served as expert witnesses in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. Dr. Grossman was not compensated for his testimony; Dr. Hopkins was compensated. Lead author Sarah Baum is affiliated with Ibis Reproductive Health which is “an international nonprofit organization with a mission to improve women’s reproductive autonomy, choices, and health worldwide”. All authors are affiliated with the Texas Policy Evaluation Project (TxPEP), whose purpose is to document and evaluate the impact of reproductive health legislation passed by the Texas Legislature. Both Ibis Reproductive Health and TxPEP conduct rigorous research to assess the impact of reproductive health policies. This does not alter our adherence to PLOS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceptualization: DG SB. Data curation: SB. Formal analysis: SB DG. Funding acquisition: JP. Methodology: SB DG. Project administration: SB. Supervision: KW DG JP. Writing – original draft: DG SB KW. Writing – review & editing: SB KW KH JP DG.