This year, the U.S. Supreme Court is ruling on a case that could redefine abortion access in America. It’s about whether to uphold severe, medically unnecessary restrictions that have already devastated access to safe, legal abortion in Texas.
Defenders are a core group of supporters who have said they'll give their time to defend Planned Parenthood, the health services they provide, and the people who rely on them — in what just may be the fight of our lives.
There’s no question that access to abortion, birth control, and health care at Planned Parenthood is on the line in this election. This is what we’re up against: Every single leading GOP presidential candidate is pushing extreme policies that would make it harder for Americans to access reproductive health care.
This year we’ve seen an all-out assault on safe and legal abortion in this country. You can bet it’s on the ballot this election. Why? Because the leaders we elect will have the power to fight back against attacks on safe, legal abortion — or make those attacks even worse.
If you want to see the result of Republican leadership's devastating attacks on women's health, look no farther away than Texas. This timeline reveals how low the Texas legislature has sunk in just the past five years, and how hard we need to fight to win back reproductive health care access for Texans.