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The plaintiffs — including single moms and a rape survivor — detail their struggles accessing care in a federal lawsuit.
In their sworn statements, the ‘Jane Doe’ plaintiffs describe themselves as single mothers, college students and even rape survivors. All are asking the cou...Read More
The draconian policies favored by the GOP are better described as a war on the American family.
Indeed, if you want a home for policies that restrict legal abortion, that would ban birth control, that decry parental leave as unnecessary, that deride breast...Read More
Patients say they'll 'lose their provider of choice,' a violation of federal law, if Texas boots Planned Parenthood from Medicaid.
In court documents, Planned Parenthood argues that Texas’ actions violate the federal Social Security Act, which allows Medicaid patients to choose their own ...Read More
According to a finalized list of BCCS clinics for the 2016-17 fiscal year, obtained Wednesday by the Observer, at least one area of the state where Planned Pare...Read More
Between 100,000 and 240,000 Texans have attempted to terminate their pregnancies without medical assistance, according to new research released Tuesday. Based o...Read More
A decision is expected next summer.
Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law is headed to the Supreme Court in a landmark case that is likely to determine the future of abortion restrictions in the Unit...Read More
For over an hour, a man in a white shirt yells furiously at any woman he sees exiting the clinic, be it a patient or an employee. When all else fails, he turns ...Read More
For more than a year, a coalition of independent abortion providers has been challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 2, Texas' omnibus abortion law pass...Read More
Thirty-eight years ago, a young woman in McAllen died of an illegal abortion. Today her story is more relevant than ever.
On a June afternoon in McAllen in 1978, Diana Rivera, posing as a young pregnant woman, walked into the home of a local midwife. At Rivera’s side was a female...Read More