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Texas Family Planning

Pregnancy-Related Deaths Nearly Doubled In Texas After Cuts To Women's Health

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON ― Texas experienced a sudden and dramatic spike in pregnancy-related deaths in 2011, the same year the state slashed funding for Planned ...

Dominique Mosbergen

Report Says Texas' Family Planning Cuts Violate Basic Human Rights | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.27.2014 | Latino Voices

More than two years after conservative Texas legislators cut funding of family planning clinics by two-thirds, a report has revealed just how devastat...

Laura Bassett

Texas Senate Touts Its Women's Health 'Achievements' | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

As the Texas state Senate held a hearing Thursday to tout its "legislative achievements" in women's health care, women's health advocates sought to re...

Laura Bassett

The Fallout From Texas' Brilliant Plan To Slash Family Planning Funds | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Long waiting lists for intrauterine devices, higher fees for STD screenings and reduced hours of operation at women's health clinics are just a few of...

Laura Bassett

Texas GOP Takes Drastic Measures To Defund Planned Parenthood | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In an attempt to defund Planned Parenthood without breaking any federal rules, Texas lawmakers passed two measures this month that will ...