Two years after Texas lawmakers passed omnibus anti-abortion law HB 2, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the most restrictive provisions of HB 2 can go into effect.
The vilification of Muslim children is not new, and it is far from limited to fictional instances. These media portrayals can translate into real-life repercussions in the lives of Muslim youth.
The federal lawsuit claims an Arizona requirement that mandates doctors tell patients both orally and in writing that medication abortions can be reversed is unconstitutional.
Some progressives argue that Sanders’ laser-like focus on economic inequality is too narrow—not just because he doesn’t talk about other issues, but because the way he talks about his favorite issue only tells part of the story.
People are killing all around me, in real life and in games, and sometimes it feels like I can’t escape it.
Sine die—the official end of the regular legislative session—here in Texas is set for Monday, and if the fates are willing, we won’t be facing a special legislative session. That would mean another cruel start to the summer for Texans who believe in freedom and progress and justice
This month brings two anniversaries of note to those of us who are interested in the role that doctors can play in the struggle for social justice: May 21, when pro-slavery “ruffians” invaded Lawrence, Kansas in 1856, and May 31, when George Tiller was murdered by an anti-abortion terrorist in 2009.
Amy Hagstrom Miller and Amanda Williams at ChoiceWorks speak about their vision for their new nonprofit Shift, why they’ve chosen to launch in Texas, and what the end of abortion stigma might look like in red states.
On Memorial Day 2015, the Texas Senate passed an anti-abortion bill that would make it far harder for abused, abandoned, and neglected minors who rely on “judicial bypass” to obtain an abortion. The bill would also require doctors who provide abortion care to demand government ID from their patients.
“Jane” could only assume, from the debates held in the state legislature over the past several weeks, that since anti-choice lawmakers apparently believe they’re in the best position to tell Texans whether they can, or should, access legal abortion care, “Jane” would just go straight to the source.