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.
March 5, 2013 - 8:57 pm
Following on the heels of a House member, a second Texas legislator with ties to the American Legislative Exchange Council files a companion bill to the state’s proposed 20-week abortion ban.
March 5, 2013 - 12:19 pm
This morning, ALEC-affiliated Texas State Rep. Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker) filed the state legislature’s first attempt to ban abortions after 20 weeks—the so-called Preborn Pain Act.
February 28, 2013 - 11:46 am
Another day, another effort to ban safe abortion care in Texas.
February 27, 2013 - 8:51 am
I just can’t have another fight about whether it’s feminist to be a stay-at-home mom, shave your legs, or wear makeup. Let’s stop choosing our choices and start choosing our battles.
February 20, 2013 - 11:52 am
Supporters of equal pay for women in Texas gathered on a day’s notice early this morning to testify before the state legislature’s economic development committee, asking legislators to bring Texas law up to the same standards required under the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.
February 13, 2013 - 7:49 pm
Three Texas lawmakers—all of them doctors—have filed a bill that would require all abortion providers to meet the “minimum standards” for ambulatory surgical centers.