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Texans: If You’re Not Scared, You’re Not Paying Attention

Was it true belief, absolute ignorance, or ruthless political opportunism that caused Texas legislators to decimate the state's family planning safety net and, as the numbers now show, wrest reproductive autonomy out of the hands of tens of thousands of Texans?

Was it true belief, absolute ignorance, or ruthless political opportunism that caused Texas legislators to decimate the state’s family planning safety net and, as the numbers now show, wrest reproductive autonomy out of the hands of tens of thousands of Texans?

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Report: Texas’ Family Planning Cuts Are a Human Rights Violation

A panel of CRR and NLIRH representatives joined legislative staff and Valley activists at the Texas State Capitol on Tuesday afternoon to highlight the findings of the report, which CRR's Luisa Cabal said "puts a face to reckless political indifference."

A new report shows that Texans in the Rio Grande Valley are now unable to access the affordable reproductive health care that was available to them just a few years ago.

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Adoption Nonprofit Takes Over Lubbock Planned Parenthood

A Texas adoption agency owner has taken over a former Planned Parenthood clinic in one of the state's most underserved areas in terms of reproductive health care.

A Texas adoption agency owner has taken over a former Planned Parenthood clinic in one of the state’s most underserved areas in terms of reproductive health care.

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Texas Republicans Who Dismantled Women’s Health-Care Program Now Trying to Save It With a Concert

Sammy Kershaw performs in his music video for "Queen of My Double-Wide Trailer."

The Texas Republicans who defunded Planned Parenthood and kicked the provider out of the state’s low-income women’s health program are now trying to fix their mistake with a benefit concert.

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Two More Texas Clinics Close, as Perot Foundation Donates $1 Million to Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas

The confluence of ALEC and AUL is further evidence of a new trend on the political right.

Planned Parenthood closed two West Texas clinics within a few days of each other last week, citing its inability to sustain the rural clinics in Texas’ anti-choice climate. Meanwhile, the state Planned Parenthood affiliate received a gift from the foundation of conservative former presidential candidate Ross Perot.

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Texas Health and Human Services Says Women Don’t Want to Change Providers—Actually, Many Can’t

Without Planned Parenthood, the new Texas Women's Health Program has seen a 23 percent reduction in claims and thousands fewer women enrolled when compared to the same time period last year. The state's explanation? Women just don't want to change doctors.

Without Planned Parenthood, the new Texas Women’s Health Program has seen a 23 percent reduction in claims and thousands fewer women enrolled when compared to the same time period last year. The state’s explanation? Women just don’t want to change doctors.

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Texas Republicans Don’t Act on Threats Against Repro Rights, and That’s Called Harmony?

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Texas Republicans have promised not to further decimate women’s health care in the state, and it’s being hailed as a compromise. I think it’s more like a hostage situation.

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With New Evidence in Hand, Texas Lawmaker Files Bill To Eliminate Waiting Period For Abortion

Activists From The National Latina Institute For Reproductive Health speak at the Texas capitol building on March 6th.

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.

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Legal Wrap: Lawsuits Against Birth Control Benefit Continues, and Texas GOP Wants to Subsidize Businesses that Break the Law

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The federal government may be moving forward with the birth control benefit, but the real action in reproductive rights remains in the states.

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Texas State Health Services Enacts Intrusive Abortion Reporting Requirements Despite Widespread Public Opposition

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Documents released to RH Reality Check show that the Texas Department of State Health Services ignored the input of hundreds of Texans asking it to reconsider or revise new abortion reporting requirements, and instead bent to the will of one anti-choice lawmaker and a handful of his colleagues.

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