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Texas To Seek Universal Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Screening: Will It Be Used to Further Shame Women?

State health officials in Texas say asking women a few questions can dramatically decrease their alcohol use during pregnancy.

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Perry and the HPV Vaccine: Selling Women’s Health (and Everything Else) to the Highest Bidder

In 2007, Rick Perry signed an executive order mandating HPV vaccines for all girls entering the sixth grade. While he’s stood behind this decision for years, he began back-peddling as soon as he began running for president.  While we may never know what Perry really thinks about HPV, STDs, and prevention, a close look at this issues shows us what he thinks about campaign contributions. 

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Texas Sonogram Law Found to Violate First Amendment

A federal judge today found that the Texas “sonogram law” violates the First Amendment and blocked enforcement of important provisions of the statute.  This law would have forced women seeking to terminate a pregnancy to undergo a medically unnecessary and intrusive transvaginal sonogram.

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Texas Ultrasound Ruling Expected This Week

Without a judge’s intervention, Texas women will be forced to undergo mandatory ultrasounds before abortions starting Thursday.

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Texas Judge Teaches Anti-Choice Lawyer A Lesson About Law

Judge Sparks is still fending off requests from anti-choice advocates wanting to testify in the Texas ultrasound case.

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Texas Judge Denies Politicians’ Attempt to Join Ultrasound Lawsuit

Judge tells the bill’s authors the case isn’t an anti-abortion “soapbox.”

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Arson Suspected At Planned Parenthood Clinic In North Texas

A Texas clinic was allegedly hit by a Molotov cocktail.

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Texas Ultrasound Law in Court Today

The Texas law would require all women to get an ultrasound before obtaining an abortion.

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Defunding Planned Parenthood

Defunding Planned Parenthood as a provider of family planning. Of Medicaid. Of Title X. What does this do exactly?

See, because here’s the thing I don’t quite get. Even if those on the right ARE correct, which is a big IF, that there are other providers.

Then what you’ve accomplished is what?

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Texas Ditches Generic Language, Goes Straight For Planned Parenthood

The legislature removes defunding language that could hurt the medical groups they don’t want punished for performing abortions, but makes sure to keep Planned Parenthood restrictions in their bills.

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