A mural on the side of the Whole Woman’s Health abortion clinic in McAllen in June. Officials with the private medical provider was surprised to find out that the doctors who bought the building turned around and sold it to a group that opposes abortions.

For years, protesters gathered daily outside the Rio Grande Valley’s last abortion clinic, praying for the day it would be put out of business.

If their prayers were ever answered, and abortion banned, they could buy the squat, sandstone building in downtown McAllen, turning it into a memorial for the unborn or using it to house their own anti-abortion counseling center.

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