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September 15, 2014
Timeline of Abbott Ignoring Child Sex Abuse Charges

Senator Wendy Davis just released a new ad slamming Attorney General Greg Abbott for covering up a child sex abuse scandal at the Texas Youth Commission.

September 12, 2014

This week Greg Abbott contined his stubborn refusal to expand Medicaid and failed to propose any plausible solution for millions of uninsured Texans to get the health care coverage they deserve.

As the Texas Tribune reported, we were there to call him out:

September 11, 2014
Fight Back TX Named Best Post-HB 2 Pro-Choice Activist Group by Austin Chronicle

We are thrilled to be part of Fight Back Texas, “The Best Post-HB 2, Pro-Choice Activist Group” according to Austin Chronicle’s 2014 “Best of Austin” list.

September 8, 2014
Greg Abbott Ignores Requests for Legal Rulings - Unless He Personally Benefits

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is picking and choosing which laws he cares about based on how it impacts him politically.

September 6, 2014
Wendy Davis Shares Deeply Personal Abortion Story

In her memoir “Forgetting to Be Afraid,” Wendy Davis does just that and courageously shares a deeply personal story about her decision to have an abortion—to terminate a wanted pregnancy after learning that her unborn daughter suffered from a severe brain abnormality.

September 5, 2014
Greg Abbott: Against Raising Minimum Wage

Texas has the highest number of minimum wage workers in the country. And a recent poll indicated 55 percent of Texas voters support increasing the minimum wage to $10 an hour.  

August 29, 2014
The hardest part about working on marijuana regulation is breaking that negative stigma and getting through the misinformation. In our latest Top 10 list, we offer a reality check on the many, many marijuana myths that are out there.
 
If you haven't already, please take our confidential survey about marijuana regulation in Texas.
August 29, 2014

In a ruling today, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel struck down as unconstitutional two provisions of Texas' omnibus anti-abortion bill, House Bill 2 (HB2). Judge Yeakel blocked the requirement—set to take effect on September 1— that all abortions be performed in ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs), or mini-hospitals. He also enjoined the admitting privileges provision of the law, ruling that both medically unnecessary requirements place an undue burden on women seeking abortion in Texas. In the sweeping decision, Judge Yeakel writes:

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