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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


Cecile Richards and Wendy Davis Talk Texas on MSNBC

Category: Abortion, State Fights, Cecile Richards

Cecile Richards and Wendy Davis

Less than 24 hours after the amazing filibuster from Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, Governor Rick Perry called a second special legislative session to move forward with the extreme legislation designed to virtually ban abortion.  It’s an affront to the thousands of Texans who turned out in droves …Continue Reading

Tags: State Fights, Cecile Richards, Texas, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis


9 Incredible Things That Happened Yesterday in Texas

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Stand with Texas Women

1 . Wendy Davis Stands for Women (11 hours to be exact)  Senator Wendy Davis held her ground in an 11-hour marathon filibuster, speaking out against a dangerous bill that would have forced 37 of Texas’ 42 providers of safe and legal abortion to close their doors. Hundreds of Texans packed the capit…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, Rally, Texas, Filibuster, Texas State Senator Wendy Davis


A Standoff of Texas Proportion

Category: State Fights

Stand with Texas Women

From the day my mother, Ann Richards, took office as governor of Texas, she made it her mission to open the doors of government and "let the people in." Here in Austin, hundreds of Texans are taking her up on that offer. Governor Perry and friends are fast tracking a bill that would essentially end…Continue Reading

Tags: State Fights, Cecile Richards, Texas, HB60, SB5


700 Texans hold 10-hour “Citizen Filibuster” to protest extreme anti-women’s health bill

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Texas Abortion Ban Hearing

Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and their anti-women’s health cohorts are using the special legislative session to fast-track legislation designed to dramatically restrict access to safe and legal abortion in Texas, but Texans aren’t letting them pass it without a fight. Last night…Continue Reading

Tags: Abortion, State Fights, Texas, Governor Rick Perry, HB60, David Dewhurst


700 Texans Hold 10-hour “Citizen Filibuster” to Protest Extreme Anti-Women’s Health Bill

Category: Abortion, State Fights

Texas Abortion Ban Hearing

Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst, and their anti-women’s health cohorts are using the special legislative session to fast-track legislation designed to dramatically restrict access to safe and legal abortion in Texas, but Texans aren’t letting them pass it without a fight. Last night…Continue Reading

Tags: Texas, Governor Rick Perry, HB60, Lt. Governor David Dewhurst