At a televised debate this week, all four candidates (David Dewhurst, Dan Patrick, Jerry Patterson and Todd Staples) agreed that abortions should be banned even in cases of rape or incest. It was not clear if any of them would make exceptions even for the life of the mother.
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At an anti-abortion rally in Austin today, Greg Abbott blasts Wendy Davis, his presumed opponent for governor, for her positions on abortion.
For providing support to pregnant, low-income women of color, Paula Rojas is a tyrant’s foe.
Thirteen anti-abortion organizations will split $46,100 generated from the sales of almost 2,300 “Choose Life” plates.
Staff writer Patrick Michels discusses his story from the November issue about superintendents promising to save struggling school districts.
In the wake of the Fifth Circuit’s ruling on Texas’ anti-abortion bill, volunteer abortion fund providers are scrambling to help their clients.
The fate of one-third of Texas abortion clinics now sits in the hands of Antonin Scalia.
Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder tells us everything we’d possibly want to know about Prop 6, which some claim is a solution to Texas’ water woes.
Today in federal court, a coalition of reproductive rights organizations filed a legal challenge to House Bill 2, the controversial anti-abortion bill passed by the Texas Legislature this summer.
The Texas Observer and the Feminist Policy Alliance hosted a panel discussion on women’s health in Texas.