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Op-ed: Abortion is Inextricable From Voting Rights

Op-ed: Abortion is Inextricable From Voting Rights

From the moment I saw that positive pregnancy test, I knew that I didn’t want to be pregnant. I was a senior in a typical Texas high school, working a part time job at my local McDonalds, who, up to that point, was told how to act, think and believe. But at that...

Op-ed: The Fight for Abortion Rights is Just Beginning

Op-ed: The Fight for Abortion Rights is Just Beginning

On Saturday, May 14,  pro-abortion protests kicked off nationwide in 400 cities due to the United States Supreme Court set to overturn Roe v. Wade. Over 1,000 protestors gathered at City Hall at the Bans Off Our Bodies March of Mahogany protest in Houston, Texas,...

Op-ed: I Had an Abortion at 19, and I Don’t Regret it

Op-ed: I Had an Abortion at 19, and I Don’t Regret it

When Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8, the overbearing and intrusive six-week abortion ban in the 2021 legislative session, a specific piece of my brain and heart that I closed off for a long time started to open up.  The shame and stigma surrounding...