Tag Archives: HB 2
Amy Hagstrom Miller, CEO of Whole Woman’s Health, won a major victory against a Texas anti-abortion law at the U.S. Supreme Court three years ago. In an interview, she talks about the recent case coming out of Louisiana and what it means for abortion rights in the U.S.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to hear a case against a Louisiana law that requires abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a nearby hospita...Read More
Texans in some cities must travel as far as 300 miles one-way for the procedure.
Health care “deserts” are often considered to be a rural phenomenon, but a study published this week illustrates the degree to which the wave of anti-aborti...Read More
Republicans are emerging from behind the thin veil of "women's health" with a bill that would criminalize abortion. Experts say it is unconstitutional.
Republicans are emerging from behind a thin veil of "women's health" with a bill that would criminalize abortion. Experts say it is unconstitutional....Read More
Meet the Brooklynite who took on Texas' anti-abortion regulations, and won. Plus: The latest on campus carry and the ethics of 2016 election coverage.
Meet thirtysomething Brooklynite Stephanie Toti, who took on Texas' anti-abortion regulations, and won. Plus: The latest on campus carry and the 2016 vote....Read More
If lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want from the Lege, they boss the health department around instead.
If Texas lawmakers don't get the abortion restrictions they want during the Lege session, they just boss the state health department around instead....Read More
Texas Latinas were disproportionately affected by restrictions in the state's anti-abortion law.
Data the health department was reluctant to release vindicates abortion providers who said anti-abortion regs would disproportionately affect Texas Latinas....Read More
As it unfolded: the day the Supreme Court issued the most important ruling on reproductive rights in a generation, striking down Texas' abortion law.
The Texas Observer staff liveblogs as we wait for — and report on — what could be the biggest ruling on reproductive rights in a generation....Read More
Take a walk down memory lane (in pink sneakers) and remember Wendy Davis' epic filibuster with the former senator herself — and a cast of tearful Texans.
As we await a SCOUTUS ruling on Texas' anti-abortion law, Wendy Davis takes us on a walk in pink sneakers down memory lane, remembering her 2013 filibuster....Read More