Tag Archives: women’s health
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...Read More
Observer exclusive: Coalition hopes to restore family planning funding by applying directly to federal government.
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 ...Read More
Planned Parenthood is out of the program and state says the market will rapidly replace them. But watch out for the poison pill clause.
This is the third story in our Collateral Damage series examining the impact of family planning cuts in Texas. You can read the second story in the series here...Read More
By excluding Planned Parenthood from the Women’s Health Program, Rick Perry has intensified Texas’ family planning crisis
This is the second story in our Collateral Damage series examining the impact of family planning cuts in Texas. You can read the first story in the series here....Read More
More than 60 family planning clinics forced to close—only 12 belonged to Planned Parenthood. Critics say conservative lawmakers are ‘throwing the baby out with the bath water.’
The first in an occasional series of stories examining the impact of deep cuts to family planning services in Texas. Diaphragms. Depo-Provera injections. Oral c...Read More
The painful decision to terminate a pregnancy is now—thanks to Texas' harsh new law—just the beginning of the torment.
After learning a molecular flaw wouldn't allow her son's body to develop correctly, writer Carolyn Jones faced the personal politics of Texas' sonogram law....Read More
Pre-abortion sonogram law won't be implemented for now, but budget cuts to family planning remain
Just two days before the Texas Legislature’s new laws take effect, pro-choicers across the state got some good news—the infamous sonogram law can’...Read More