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Court Protects Alabama Women from Dangerous Abortion Restrictions, But Similar Laws Loom in Other States

Category: Abortion, State Fights, TRAP

Restrictions on abortion threaten to close women’s health centers across the country — especially in the South. But a federal court just ruled to protect Alabama women from the latest attack: In Alabama, a federal court struck down a law that would have shuttered all but two of the state’s only heal…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, TRAP, Alabama


Gynotician of the Week: House Speaker Thom Tillis

Category: State Fights

North Carolina Speaker Thom Tillis - Gynotician of the Week

Even before he assumed the role of House Speaker, Thom Tillis made clear that limiting a woman’s right to make her own personal medical decisions was a top priority. His priorities became more than clear this week when he played an integral role in maneuvering two bills, both originally unrelated to…Continue Reading

Tags: Gynotician of the Week, North Carolina, Thom Tillis


Photos: Stand with Women Rally on Capitol Hill

Category: Abortion, Photos

Planned Parenthood Federation of America president Cecile Richards brought the “Stand with Women” message to Washington, DC as she rallied with hundreds of staff and youth leaders from across the country to say “enough is enough” to politicians in states like Texas and North Carolina, who continue t…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Rally, Cecile Richards, Al Franken, Rosa DeLauro, Marco Rubio


Stand with Texas Women Bus Tour Stops in Dallas and Fort Worth

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Photos

On Wednesday, the bus stopped in Dallas for a press conference outside City Hall that drew about two hundred supporters.  In Dallas, even the dogs were decked out in orange to support Texas women! The program was led by the CEO of Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas, Ken Lambrecht, Cecile Richards, …Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Texas, Wendy Davis, Texas Bus Tour, Dallas, Fort Worth


On the Road: Stand with Texas Women Bus Stops in Austin and Houston

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Stand with Texas Women Bus Tour - July 11 - San Antonio

Rick Perry and his allies have lit a fuse in Texas. They've slashed funding for women's health and cut 130,000 women off from their only source of care. Now, they're pushing their dangerous agenda to a new extreme — threatening to shut down dozens of health centers, denying even more women access to…Continue Reading

Tags: Cecile Richards, Texas, Wendy Davis, Texas Bus Tour, Austin


Why I Got Arrested for Women's Health

Category: State Fights

You've seen the news: When they thought no one was looking last week, state senators in North Carolina tucked several dangerous attacks on women's health into an unrelated bill. Legislation originally meant to -- yes, you're reading this right -- ban "Sharia Law" in North Carolina will now also seve…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, North Carolina, Janet Colm