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Texas Abortion

Mike Huckabee Really Believes Abortion Is Like Slavery

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) attended a rally outside the Texas state capitol on Monday, firing up supporters of a controversial anti-aborti...

Wendy Davis' Warning For Democrats

Bloomberg | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

The pro-choice side won the last battle in the abortion wars. It’s overconfident about the next one. Governor Rick Perry has summoned the Texas Leg...

Laura Bassett

Texas GOP Fast-Tracks Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

After Texas Republican lawmakers ran out of time last week and failed to pass their anti-abortion bill in the first special session of the legislature...

Luke Johnson

Wendy Davis Gets Big Boost From Progressives

HuffingtonPost.com | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth), who became an overnight sensation Tuesday when she filibustered a restrictive abortion bill...

Laura Bassett

Texas Sen: GOP Should Be Investigated For Changing Timestamp On Abortion Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.28.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Leticia Van De Putte (D), one of the lawmakers who stood up and defended Sen. Wendy Davis (D) after Davis' 11-hour filibuster of an a...

Texas Rises As Conservative Battleground

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson and Ryan Grim | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

While national political observers talk about shifting demographics and political dynamics that are slowly pushing Texas closer to tossup territory, R...

Wendy Davis: Rick Perry Has 'Made A Mockery' Of Rules

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Less than 24 hours after an epic abortion bill filibuster propelled her into the national spotlight, Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis (D) went directly af...

31 Democratic Senators Agree: Wendy Davis Is Awesome

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.27.2013 | Politics

Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) drew nationwide attention on Tuesday for her 12-hour filibuster against a restrictive, GOP-backed anti-abortion bill....

'We Had Terrorists In The Texas State Senate'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Republican Bill Zedler, who serves in the Texas state senate, had some harsh words for protesters who rocked the capitol building over Senate Bill 5, ...

Protesters Stage Sit-In At Texas Capitol Rotunda To Support Wendy Davis

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Democrat Wendy Davis, a state senator from Texas, made waves Tuesday when she spent nearly 11 hours attempting a filibuster to block a GOP-led effort ...

Laura Bassett

This Texas Democrat Is Speaking For 13 Hours Straight To Kill An Anti-Abortion Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

A Democratic state senator in Texas plans to speak for 13 straight hours without a bathroom break on Tuesday in order to kill a bill that would dramat...

Dems Fight Back Against Harsh Abortion Measure

Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

By WILL WEISSERT AND JIM VERTUNO, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AUSTIN, Texas — A sweeping bill that would effectively shut down most abortion clinics acr...

Texas Republican Links Rape Kits To Abortions

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Amid a heated debate over a restrictive anti-abortion bill being pushed by Texas GOP lawmakers, one Republican argued that a proposed exemption for ra...

Laura Bassett

Hundreds Of Texans Stage 'Citizen's Filibuster' To Protest Abortion Bills

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

Hundreds of Texans gathered in the state capitol in Austin on Thursday night to stage a "citizen's filibuster" of two bills that would dramatically re...

Laura Bassett

New Restrictive Abortion Bill Could Close Most Of State's Clinics

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed in December to make abortion in Texas "a thing of the past," and Republican state legislators obliged him on Tuesday b...

GOP Lawmaker Proposes Controversial Anti-Abortion Measure

Victoria Advocate, Texas | JENNIFER PREYSS | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Pregnant women in the Crossroads seeking an abortion may encounter stricter guidelines from their doctors if a proposed bill is passed in the Texas Le...