Yesterday’s defeat of the first-ever municipal abortion ban in the city of Albuquerque marks a major victory for women’s health and shows that voters don’t want to take personal medical decisions out of the hands of women and their doctors. If enacted, the referendum would have banned abortions at 20 weeks, even for victims of rape and incest, severe fetal abnormalities and when a woman’s health is in danger.
Defend the Right to Abortion
With S.B. 8 now in effect, politicians, neighbors, and even complete strangers can sue anyone who helps a person access an abortion in Texas after six weeks.
This is a red-alert moment for sexual and reproductive rights. And that's why we need your help.
URGENT: Abortion is now banned for most people in Texas
We can’t allow these extreme abortion bans to continue to spread. Do your part now by making an emergency gift to Planned Parenthood Action Fund to help fight back.
Is Abortion Legal in My State?
See your state’s current abortion laws — and learn how access to abortion would change if Roe v. Wade were overturned.