April 19, 2013 - 10:03 am
The state’s senate health committee has approved a TRAP bill that would require abortion-providing doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within thirty miles of where the procedure is performed.
April 11, 2013 - 7:27 pm
One bill would remove language connecting breast cancer to abortion in the state-issued pre-abortion booklet. The other would ban abortions performed after 20 weeks post-fertilization.
April 4, 2013 - 5:12 pm
Texans can now track the impact of state lawmakers’ cuts to family planning funds using a web and mobile app developed by university researchers.
April 2, 2013 - 5:36 pm
What does the 83rd Texas Legislature hold for the future reproductive and sexual health of the state’s residents?
March 26, 2013 - 3:13 pm
In a rare victory for reproductive health advocates in Texas, the federal government has awarded a federal Title X family planning grant not to the Department of State Health Services, but to a coalition of specialized family planning providers, including Planned Parenthood.
March 23, 2013 - 8:51 pm
Thousands of men gathered in Dallas on Saturday to break the culture of silence around domestic violence, encouraging themselves and their peers to take responsibility for violence against women.
March 19, 2013 - 10:16 pm
The author of a Texas TRAP law said Tuesday he didn’t believe the bill would lead to closure of any abortion providing facilities, or reduce access to safe, legal abortion care for Texans, even though that’s exactly what it is meant to do.
March 15, 2013 - 10:14 am
Patrick wants to keep Planned Parenthood from providing sex education curriculum in public schools. Watch how he treats citizens who respectfully disagree with him.
March 13, 2013 - 8:17 am
Last week, clergy from across the state of Texas gathered at the capitol building in Austin to show their support for access to contraception. Clad in collars, stoles and other religious garb, they stood in the outdoor rotunda to call, publicly, for legislators to stop their ongoing attacks on Texans’ freedom to choose when and whether to have children.
March 6, 2013 - 3:54 pm
Citing new research showing that Texas’ increased restrictions on abortion are negatively affecting women, family planning clinics, and abortion providers in the state, Rep. Jessica Farrar will file a bill this week to overturn the forced 24-hour waiting period.