Pro-lifers were geared up and ready for a fight in the House State Affairs Committee today on HB 2945, but they needn’t have worried. The bill proposes to amend the Texas Health and Safety Code section on reading abortion-seekers their medical rights.
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Late Tuesday, a Senate committee voted out a contentious bill that critics have blasted as an attack on abortion rights.
A Senate hearing today on a bill that would restrict use of RU-486, the so-called abortion pill, felt almost perfunctory.
Chants of “PRO-CHOICE, PRO-FAMILY” filled the south steps of the Capitol late Tuesday morning, as about 50 people gathered to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.
There’s always womb for Rick Perry. On Tuesday, he alighted at The Source For Women, a crisis pregnancy center in Houston whose opening ribbon […]
Just two days before the Texas Legislature’s new laws take effect, pro-choicers across the state got some good news—the infamous sonogram law can’t be […]
UPDATE, Aug. 29: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s definition of abortion “affiliate” was published Friday afternoon in the Texas Register (link here). […]
Updated May 26, 9:55 a.m. The budget conference committee approved its report this morning on a 9-1 vote, which includes the nearly $62 million […]
The cuts to family planning programs approved in the Texas House budget—part of conservative lawmakers’ efforts to defund Planned Parenthood this session—would lead to […]
Updated May 3 1:26 p.m. This morning the Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 6-1, with two absent members, to send SB 1854 to the […]