With Zika on the way, Texas' weak health care safety net and shrinking access to reproductive services put pregnant Texans and their babies at great risk....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
The price tag on a new public sculpture in San Antonio renews a 20-year debate over whether a city program creates art — or just controversy.
The price tag on a new public sculpture in San Antonio renews a 20-year debate over whether a city program creates art — or just controversy....Read More
Fort Worth ISD was already making changes to the parts of the district's trans student guidelines that Texas' GOP leaders say violate state Education Code....Read More
More suburban bank than Fort Knox, a miniature Texas Bullion Depository showed GOP Convention-goers where the state may someday house its sovereign wealth....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
Writes photojournalist Scott Ball, who shot a confetti-filled moment at a San Antonio church: "Nothing pulls me in quite the way religious rituals do."...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