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Abortion Access

January 19, 2016

4 Decades of Texas Abortion Laws in 2 minutes

1973 Roe v. Wade: All women have access to abortion, and Medicaid covers abortion 1977 Hospitals can refuse to provide abortions regardless of reason. Tex. Occ. Code §§ 103.001-.004. 1985 Only a physician licensed by the state may provide abortion care...
December 8, 2015

Why Abortion Access Is an Economic Equality Issue

Editorial Note: This article was orignally published on the Texas Research Institute blog. Most women who seek abortion care already face significant financial challenges, and low-income women are disproportionately affected by anti-abortion regulations...
October 30, 2015
meet the antis

Halloween Slideshow: Meet the Anti's

1 of 10 Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Patrick is scary, like really scary. This powerful Anti authored the 2011 law requiring doctors to perform medically-unnecessary, transvaginal ultrasounds before women...
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...