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Federal Judge Blocks Harsh Texas Abortion Restricitions

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics s...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Clinics Receive Last-Minute Reprieve

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

In May of 2013, Texas had 41 licensed abortion clinics to serve its more than 5 million women of reproductive age. On Monday, if a major provision of ...

Laura Bassett

Texas Senate Touts Its Women's Health 'Achievements'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Great News for Women in Texas

Cecile Richards | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Cecile Richards

Through her historic, 11-hour filibuster, State Senator Wendy Davis gave a voice to the millions of people who have felt shut out of the political process. The fact is, women in Texas are suffering. Texas women deserve better -- and Texas can do better.

How Texas Just Made Miscarriages Even Worse

Jason Stanford | Posted 09.14.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

To understand why Texas' new anti-abortion law is an invasion of privacy, you have to know my friend. It's a sad story, and despite what Texas Republicans might claim, it has nothing to do with abortion.

In Defense of Unruly Mobs

Jason Stanford | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics
Jason Stanford

If Americans witness their government abusing power, wouldn't you want them to speak up?

This is What Happens When You Defund Planned Parenthood

Mother Jones | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

In the past two years, Texas legislators slashed funds for family planning and passed up $30 million a year in federal Medicaid money, largely to sque...

Texas Ready To Sever Federal Funding For Women's Health Program

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 06.17.2012 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas officials have asked for more time to phase out federal funding for a women's health program after federal officials said ...