Top Ten WTF Moments of Texas Abortion Debate

Monday, June 24, 2013
Top Ten WTF Moments of Texas Abortion Debate

Here are ten of the most insane things Texas conservatives and Tea Party members have said and/or done in recent days in their fight to limit health care access for Texas women. Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below or leave a comment on Facebook and tell us what you think should be added.

Also - if you're looking for how to stay involved on this topic, be sure to check out some of the great groups that are covering, working on, and trying to improve women's health issues in Texas: Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Annie's List (recruiting and electing women candidates), Lilith Fund, and the Texas ACLU. Be sure to follow us at Progress Texas, or the great writers at Think Progress and RH Reality Check, to stay up-to-date on this issue.

Here's our list...

  1. Pro-Woman Supporters Threatened With Arrest for Using Sign Language

    Just want to be clear: we've been THREATENED WITH ARREST if we silently do ASL applause (or "jazz hands") in the #txlege gallery. #hb60

    — Lindsay Eyth (@eythink) June 24, 2013

  2. Cathie Adams on stinking feminzais - former Texas GOP Chair

  3. Police Take Away Texas Citizens Who Signed Up to Speak For Women's Health

    (H/T to Juanita Jean for the image)

  4. TX Lege Completely Ignores Doctor's Orders

  5. GOP Ends Debate on House Floor Without Debating, Hearing All Amendments

  6. GOP Refuses to Hear Hundreds Testify, Calls Women Speaking "Repetitive"

     

  7. Tea Party State Rep. Thankful for Guns for Protesters

     

  8. TX Lieutenant Governor Dewhurst Captalizes on Senate Democrat's Father's Death

     

  9. Texas House Bans Abortions - Even in Cases of Rape & Incest - After 20 Weeks

     

    (H/T to San Antonio Express-News for the image)

  10. Rep. Laubenberg Thinks Rape Kits Are Abortions

     

     

    BONUS GOODNESS: Our Children Are Our Future

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