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Amid Maternal Death Crisis, Texas Reproductive Rights Coalition Condemns Governor Abbott’s Cruel Anti-Abortion Agenda

July 14, 2017
Texas reproductive rights and justice groups are united in the fight against the politicization of women’s access to reproductive health care.
Governor Abbott Reproductive Health Care Abortion Fight

5 Ways Texas GOP Will Try to Screw Texans Over During Governor Abbott’s Special Session

June 30, 2017
Governor Abbott called a special session of the Texas Legislature, putting the lives and rights of Texans on the line to score Republican primary points.
5 Ways Texas Republicans Will Try Screw Texans Over During Gov. Abbott’s Special Session

The Worst of the Worst Texas Legislative Session in Pictures, Annotated

June 1, 2017
This session was pretty awful and by most accounts, the worst in recent history

Call Gov. Abbott Today to Stop Attacks on Texans' Fundamental Rights

May 26, 2017
With regular session wrapping up on Monday, the slew of bad bills passed by Republicans are heading to the Governor's desk to be signed into law.
Call Greg Abbott Progress Texas number

Reproductive Justice Group Challenges Legislature to Address Maternal Mortality of Black Women

May 26, 2017
Amidst inaction in prioritizing Texas’ maternal mortality crisis this legislative session, The Afiya Center released a groundbreaking report on the state of Black women in Texas with a briefing at the Capitol.

Texas GOP Passed A Scarily Cruel Bill to Force ‘Fetal Burial’ & Ban Abortion After 13 Weeks

May 23, 2017
Republicans used the bill as a vehicle to pile on abortion restrictions so extreme they stalled during session, while Democrats fought to stop them from further restricting access and shaming women.
Texas Republicans Cruel Fetal Burial Abortion Ban Texas Senate Bill 8

Texas House Republicans Just Passed A Creepy AF Anti-Abortion Bill

May 12, 2017
Using a thoroughly debunked lie in an effort to shame women and target providers, the bill requires women hand over to the state really personal information about themselves.
HB 2962 Texas Reporting Anti-Abortion Bill

Texas Tea Party Extremists Are So "Pro-Life" They Block Maternal Mortality Bills

May 12, 2017
Add two bills aimed at addressing Texas’ third-world, maternal mortality rate to the list of life-saving bills they’ve killed this session. And ahead of Mother’s Day no less.
Texas Tea Party Freedom Caucus Pro-life Maternal Mortality

Texas House GOP Passes Discriminatory Bill Targeting Kids in CPS

May 10, 2017
The broad ‘license to discriminate’ bill uses religion to target vulnerable kids, LGBTQ Texans, and reproductive freedom.
Religious Refusal CPS Texas

Texas GOP Congressmen Sessions and Culberson Vote to Strip Health Care from Millions of Texans

May 5, 2017
Imperiled incumbents Sessions and Culberson threw the lives and health of Texans under the bus, and Congressman Will Hurd did nothing to stop them.
Hurd Culberson Sessions Trumpcare

CALL TODAY: Stop anti-LGBTQ, anti-reproductive rights bill

May 5, 2017
Call (844) 489-5685 now to get connected with your Texas Representative

Texas GOP Ruled Racist by Federal Courts for Third Time Since March

April 20, 2017
Republican-drawn maps were an indefensible exercise to deny people of color fair representation.

Texas House Republicans Move to Fully Defund Planned Parenthood

April 7, 2017
Instead of funding legitimate health care providers, House GOP doubled funding for anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers.
Planned Parenthood Texas Budget

Texas Republicans File 39 Anti-Abortion Bills This Session

March 15, 2017
Undeterred by the US Supreme Court calling out the lies they used to justify restrictions in previous sessions, anti-abortion politicians are at it again.

Beyond Bathrooms: Other Anti-LGBTQ Bills to Watch Out for This Session

March 10, 2017
Republicans have filed more than 20 bills that would target LGBTQ youth, override local control, and green light religious refusals.
LGBTQ Equality Texas Legislature

The Fight for Equal Pay in the Texas Legislature

February 21, 2017
The forces that drive the pay gap are complex — but the good news is that we know there are effective solutions out there, and progressives in the Texas legislature are fighting for them.
Equal Pay for Equal Work Texas legislature

Texas Progressive Groups Bring Fight for Reproductive Rights and Justice to the State Capitol

February 9, 2017
The coalition envisions a Texas where everyone — regardless of their age, income, zip code, gender identity, immigration status, or whether they are incarcerated or detained — has access to all reproductive health care options.
Trust Respect Access Texas Reproductive RIghts