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February 19, 2014

Abortion Rates at Lowest Number Since 1973

A new study from the Guttmacher Institute shows a drop in the number of abortions being received. From 2008 to 2011, abortions fell to the lowest numbers seen since 1973. "The number of abortions and the abortion rate declined steadily between 2008 and...
July 12, 2013

REPORT: Texas Abortion Law Faces Hurdle in Courts

According to the Guttmacher Institute , states have enacted 43 provisions that restrict access to abortion from January to June of this year - more than in all of 2012. Though Texas’ House Bill 2 will be signed by Governor Rick Perry in the coming days,...
June 25, 2013

Sen. Wendy Davis Filibuster - Countdown Clock

Senator Wendy Davis is currently engaging in a filibuster to stop Senate Bill 5, the law that would severely limit access to women's health care in Texas. We wanted to make sure you had a chance to read our coverage on the issue: Special Session: Anti-...
June 24, 2013

Top Ten WTF Moments of Texas Abortion Debate

Here are ten of the most insane things Texas conservatives and Tea Party members have said and/or done in recent days in their fight to limit health care access for Texas women. Did we miss something? Let us know in the comments below or leave a comment...