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Abortion Access

July 27, 2015

Three Big Lies Told About Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion radicals — from conservative politicians to extremist groups and individuals — are deliberately manufacturing false accusations in an attempt to destroy Planned Parenthood and to discredit, harass, and stigmatize women and their doctors...
June 12, 2015

Wendy Davis Slams GOP War on Women

Wendy Davis appeared on MSNBC’s All in with Chris Hayes to respond to the GOP's current line of political attacks on women, including GOP Presidential hopeful Jeb Bush’s indefensible comments on publicly shaming unwed mothers. Davis, a single mother who...
June 9, 2015

What the Texas Legislature Did to Abortion Access

Two years after passing one of the most restrictive anti-abortion laws in the country, Republicans came back to the Texas Capitol this legislative session with the goal of restricting access to abortion care even further, proposing dozens of laws that...
May 27, 2015

Op-Ed: Abortion ID Bill Unfairly Targets Immigrants

The following was published in the Austin American Statesman on Tuesday, May 26: My name is Vero Higareda. I am 21 years old. I am an immigrant Latina. I am a student at the University of Texas-Pan American. And I oppose House Bill 3994. This legislation...
October 23, 2014

New Poll: Texas Latino Voters Support Abortion Access

New polling data released by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health indicates that the conservative myth regarding Latino attitudes toward abortion is completely false. A large majority of Latino likely voters hold supportive, nonjudgmental...
October 2, 2014

BREAKING: 5th Circuit Allows HB2 to Take Effect

The 5th Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals ruling today temporarily reverses a U.S. district court’s decision that struck down as unconstitutional two provisions of Texas' omnibus anti-abortion bill, House Bill 2 (HB2). HB2 has already forced half of...