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.
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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.
Unaffiliated with major organizations such as Planned Parenthood, Jessica Luther stepped up as a leader of the “unruly mob” in Texas’ abortion fight.
Beginning in September, at least 69 family-planning clinics in Texas will lose federal Title X funding, which means that they will have to comply with state law and start getting parental-consent signatures on file to continue dispensing birth control to minors.
This morning Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced that Planned Parenthood of the Gulf Coast (the affiliate in charge of those three shuttered clinics) will pay $1.4 million in a settlement for Medicaid fraud.