The Observer has learned that the state health department left unspent approximately $2.3 million in family-planning funds in the past year while scores of clinics closed
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In Texas, abortion is increasingly an option only for the rich.
House members weren’t the only ones in Texas oozing over, I mean making a stand for guns. Gov. Rick Perry made media waves with his dramatic introduction at the National Rifle Association convention on Friday.
It’s a big day at the Capitol.
Some family-planning funding in Texas will soon be under new management.
A poem from Eugene Novogrodsky.
As $26.3 million in taxpayer money funds the ‘abortion alternatives’ industry, dogma drowns reason and hurts vulnerable women too.
It almost seems as if state Sen. Dan Patrick, the talk-radio Republican from Houston, spends his free time thinking up ways to antagonize people who are already in a politically disadvantaged position.
Texas lawmakers have spent the past two years attacking family planning services in the state, cutting funds for programs that provide women with birth control and wellness exams. Now family planning advocates are fighting back.
This is the third story in our Collateral Damage series examining the impact of family planning cuts in Texas. You can read the second […]