An anti-choice lawmaker in Texas has been touting what he claims is his success in kicking abortion “affiliates” out of public school classrooms by way of an amendment passed Tuesday night during the Texas House of Representatives’ 18-hour budget debate.
An amendment passed this week amid an 18-hour budget debate in the Texas House of Representatives could provide Texas’ reproductive health watchdogs with data they’ve long clamored for.
State Rep. Stuart Spitzer said his “goal is for everybody to be abstinent until they’re married.” Democrats questioned Spitzer’s knowledge about sexual health after he stated that sexual intercourse was the only way to contract STIs.
RH Reality Check has identified at least a dozen instances of women experiencing miscarriages, stillbirths, and ectopic pregnancies in jails and prisons across the country, in circumstances that show a shocking lack of medical care from the professionals charged with providing it.
Texas lawmakers turned their attention to public education this week—or perhaps, more specifically, to tearing the very concept apart.
Two new reports show that hundreds of thousands of Texans lost access to family planning care in the wake of anti-choice lawmakers’ crusade against Planned Parenthood in 2011.
I’m not sure I really knew what “empowered” meant until I realized I had information that no ALEC-fueled lawmaker could take away from me—or from the dozens of other Texans who are now spreading the word about the World Health Organization protocols for misoprostol use.
As reproductive health-care access diminishes in Texas, more women are coming together to share information about the drug misoprostol and the protocols for its use to induce abortions.
If the Texas legislature is serious about putting the word of God into action, it’s got plenty of places to start before it gets to allowing Texans to be armed to the teeth at Arby’s.
The NFL and its teams seem to have no real plan to combat violence against women or enforce consequences against players who commit it.