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