The moment Gov. Rick Perry added anti-abortion bills to the first special session, reproductive-rights organizations and advocacy groups started unifying like they were community organizers on steroids.
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In abortion fight, a new Texas—young, urban, diverse—made itself heard.
With the Texas Senate poised to approve one of the harshest anti-abortion laws in the country, the crowd took over.
In the end, it was the citizens in the gallery who made the difference late Tuesday night.
Update at 7:52 PM: For some reason, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst brought everyone back for a second vote on suspending the rules to take […]
The Texas House gave initial approval at 3:23 a.m. Monday to a strict anti-abortion bill.
At 3:23 a.m., Texas House passes some of the harshest anti-abortion restrictions in the nation.
Updated at 2:05 PM: Early this afternoon, the House State Affairs committee met for 10 minutes to vote on HB 60, HB 6 and […]
In Texas, abortion is increasingly an option only for the rich.
After a long Wednesday considering airport security screenings and fireworks regulations, the House State Affairs Committee tried its hand at medical science, taking up Rep. Jodie Laubenberg’s proposal to ban abortions after 20 weeks.