Democratic lawmakers say Texas’ new abortion ban compounds the many existing barriers to reproductive health care for the state’s poorest patients.
In Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health, the conservative Justices seemed poised to allow Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban to stand.
“We are seeing massive ripple effects across the country for other states taking on displaced patients.”
Texas Law Banning Abortion as Early as Six Weeks Goes Into Effect as the U.S. Supreme Court Takes No Action
One abortion provider said it was “engulfed” in treating more than 100 patients at one clinic before the law took effect Wednesday.
As the Legislature’s pace quickens, lawmakers advance “election integrity” crackdowns, attacks on abortion rights, and reforms in response to the deadly blackouts.
In an effort to defund Planned Parenthood, state leaders have dismantled Texas’ reproductive health care safety net over the last decade. This fall, the provider reopened a clinic in a mostly rural, Republican part of the state.
Norma McCorvey Took the Money of the Anti-Abortion Movement and Lost Herself. ‘AKA Jane Roe’ Is Her Attempt at Atonement.
In a stunning deathbed confession, the woman who made Roe v. Wade possible tried to erase years of anti-abortion activism. But the damage has already been done.
Republican-controlled Texas is using the COVID-19 pandemic as the latest strategy in their anti-abortion playbook, and it’s affecting people’s lives.