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‘What Kind of Abortions Are We Willing to Let Texas Women Have?': An Expert’s Testimony Against SB 1

Screenshot of the special Senate hearing for HB 1 held today, July 8th, 2013, at which Amy Hagstrom Miller testified.

As Whole Women’s Health CEO Amy Hagstrom Miller told the state Health and Human Services Committee at the special senate hearing Monday, the ambulatory surgical center requirements put forth in SB 1 are “unnecessary and completely unrelated to patient safety.”

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Abortion Didn’t Start With Roe v. Wade. Safe Abortion Did

Photo of the overflow room at the hearing.

“Abortion didn’t start with Roe v. Wade; safe abortion started with Roe v. Wade. Women have always had abortions, and the issue at hand here is what kind of abortions are we willing to let Texas women have?”

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