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Proposed Trump rule on abortion care will hurt families

October 19, 2018
New study reveals the ‘domestic gag rule’ will negatively impact women’s health care.
Abortion Gag Rule

To address mental health, reduce Texas’ uninsured rate

October 19, 2018
87 percent of Texans say that it’s a “top priority” or “important” for the Legislature to work on expanding access to health insurance.
Mental health

10 critical facts on immigration

October 19, 2018
Immigration is shaping up to be a crucial issue in the midterm elections. Before we head to the polls, let’s get the facts straight.
Immigration facts

Governor’s school shooting prevention plan misses the mark

October 19, 2018
Following the tragic shooting in Southeast Texas, Governor Abbott rolled out a plan to prevent school shootings—without including gun reform.
School Safety

ICE agents caught lying to immigrant families

October 11, 2018
Agents have provided several immigrant workers with false court appearance dates, causing delays and confusing in legal proceedings.
ICE Fakes Court Dates

Powerful sculptures call for common sense gun reform

October 11, 2018
Grieving Parkland dad has created sculptures in memory of his late son, a victim of the February school shooting.
Sculpture of child under desk

Trump blocks funding for Texans’ health care

October 11, 2018
Providers are left with far less funding after the Trump administrations slashed the health care budget for low-income services.
Health care

Texas laws punish young women seeking abortion care

October 11, 2018
The judicial bypass process is unpredictable, burdensome, and traumatic for young Janes seeking abortion care.

More Money, More Problems

October 3, 2018
Texas elected officials are making big bucks off of gun rights groups, and the effects are clear.
NRA Contributions

5 Facts on Texas health care

October 3, 2018
Under Republican leadership, Texas is in a health care crisis.
Texas health care facts

Immigrants deserve quality health care

September 25, 2018
Texas officials are more concerned with scoring political points on immigration than taking care of ailing patients.
Dialysis patient

Texans support Medicaid access

September 25, 2018
Texans support Medicaid access, yet Republican lawmakers continue to dismantle our health care system.
Medicaid approval with residents is at 60 percent

262. There have been 262 mass shootings in 2018, so far.

September 25, 2018
Lawmakers have done little to stop mass shootings across the U.S., especially in Texas.
Red Flag Law states in the US

The War on Texas Women Continues

September 25, 2018
Texas lawmakers are fighting to defund Planned Parenthood. Again.
Planned Parenthood vs. GOP

Is deja vu covered under the Affordable Care Act?

September 18, 2018
Texas Republicans are in court, again, fighting to dismantle health care protections.
Ken Paxton vs. Your Health Care

Slashing FEMA to separate families

September 18, 2018
Republicans are more concerned with illegally separating immigrant families than helping hurricane victims rebuild.
Republicans are more concerned with illegally separating immigrant families than helping hurricane victims rebuild.

Trust Women, Not Republican Tricks

September 18, 2018
Republican supported Crisis Pregnancy Centers attempt to trick pregnant women out of receiving quality health care.
Republican supported Crisis Pregnancy Centers attempt to trick pregnant women out of receiving quality healthcare.

Betsy Get Your Gun

September 17, 2018
Texas Republicans are seeking education grants for guns.
Betsy DeVos and Guns

Families Are Being Torn Apart in Our Own Backyard

June 12, 2018
The Trump administration’s ‘zero tolerance’ policy is a gross violation of human rights and moral decency. And what’s worse? This horrifying treatment of children is happening in our own backyard.

Texas Anti-Abortion Group Misused Millions in State Grants, Faces Potential Criminal Charges

September 27, 2017
The millions this potentially criminal, anti-abortion group received is just the tip of iceberg. Under the leadership of Gov. Abbott, the state hands out millions more to other shady anti-abortion groups every year.
Carol Everett Heidi Group Anti-Abortion Texas