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Texas GOP Get Back to Basics: Shaming Women with Fetal Burial Laws

August 1, 2018
Texas Republicans want to control Texans’ uteruses and shame women by forcing them to bury or cremate fetal tissue.
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How Texas' Fake Health Clinics (and Republican Politicians) Are Lying to Women

June 26, 2018
The US Supreme Court handed a big loss to women trying to get medically accurate information on all their reproductive health care options. In Texas, fake clinics outnumber real abortion clinics by a huge margin. And the lies don’t stop there.
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Texas Reproductive Health & Justice Groups File Historic Lawsuit to Dismantle Web of Abortion Restrictions

June 14, 2018
Five years after the historic People’s Filibuster, the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement in Texas is taking the fight to anti-abortion politicians with a groundbreaking legal challenge - the People’s Lawsuit.
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Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for in June

May 24, 2018
The Court is set to decide some really important cases by the end of June — cases covering a lot of issues that matter to and impact the lives of Texans, from LGBTQ equality and immigration to workers’, voting, and abortion rights.
Supreme Court Decisions We’re Watching for June 2018

Dear Democratic Party: Abortion Is a Priority, Not a Bargaining Chip

January 22, 2018
An open letter to the DNC, Democratic elected officials, and state and local Democratic party organizations across the country.
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National Anti-Abortion Playbook Exposed

January 21, 2018
Anti-abortion politicians' end goal is clear: to overturn Roe v. Wade and ban abortion state-by-state and method-by-method. This threat to our reproductive freedom is unprecedented. Fight back here: bit.ly/Fight4ReproFreedom
National Anti-Abortion Playbook Exposed

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.
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Women’s Reproductive Rights Thrown Under Bus (Again) in Gov. Abbott’s Special Session

August 16, 2017
In a legislature still dominated by men, women's rights got steamrolled. Three of the 12 bills passed during the special legislative session involve restricting Texas women’s right to access abortion.

Lawmaker Regulates Uteruses, Unsure if He Can Have Hysterectomy

August 11, 2017
This man is the author of Texas' latest abortion restriction. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Texas Women Lawmakers Fight Back Against Latest Anti-Abortion Bill

August 10, 2017
Texas anti-abortion politicians passed a bill banning all insurance plans in Texas from covering abortion, forcing women to buy separate, more expensive, coverage or to pay out of pocket. But not without a fight lead by progressive women lawmakers.
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Texas Politicians Pass Cruel Bill Effectively Banning Insurance Coverage of Abortion

August 10, 2017
The ban will force women to buy separate, more expensive, coverage. And it passed. But not without a fight lead by progressive women lawmakers.

Here Are All the Awful Bills Texas Lt. Governor Dan Patrick Passed in a Week

July 28, 2017
Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, at Governor Abbott’s behest, orchestrated a cruel act of political theater with very real and devastating consequences on Texans’ lives.
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Perry blames Texas maternal mortality on Black women

July 24, 2017
In a public hearing, State Sen. Charles Perry put the blame on Black women for Texas' maternal mortality crisis. Black women in Texas face the greatest risk of dying after childbirth — a rate nearly three times higher than that of white women.

Texas Special Session, Explained

July 19, 2017
State lawmakers came back to the Capitol yesterday to take up Gov. Greg Abbott's twisted special session agenda. On the agenda - attacking the rights and lives of Texans. Again. So let's dive into what makes this session especially messed up.

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.
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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

Open Letter to Gov. Abbott and Texas Lawmakers: An Attack on Any Texan Is An Attack on All Texans

June 21, 2017
36 groups representing diverse voices across the state denounce the extreme politics driving the Texas legislative agenda and vow to fight back.