In the latest politically motivated attack on Planned Parenthood, Texas is poised to lose millions in funding for teen pregnancy prevention, family planning services and STI screenings, but this time the threat is coming from Congress.
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Gathered outside the governor’s mansion, activists are calling on the governor to line-item veto a budget measure that would exclude Planned Parenthood from the Breast and Cervical Cancer Services Program.
Conservative lawmakers found even more ways to restrict reproductive health care access across Texas this session, putting minors and poor women at risk.
Texas House and Senate budget writers have approved a provision excluding Planned Parenthood from the state Breast and Cervical Cancer Services program, which thousands of poor women in Texas rely on for cancer screenings and diagnostic services.
While lawmakers have filed dozens of anti-abortion bills, a growing group of activists and volunteer-led organizations are providing resources for women seeking access to abortion in Texas.
In an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, the Texas Senate could jeopardize funding for at least 13 providers of cancer services, according to a list obtained by the Observer.
A budget proposal jeopardizes a cancer screening program that serves Texas women who are at greatest risk for developing breast and cervical cancer.
At an anti-abortion rally in Austin today, Greg Abbott blasts Wendy Davis, his presumed opponent for governor, for her positions on abortion.
In a last-minute ruling today, a federal judge blocked portions of House Bill 2, the contentious anti-abortion bill—a partial victory for abortion-rights groups.
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.