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New Ruling Impacts Contraception For Texas Teens

New Ruling Impacts Contraception For Texas Teens

Last month, a Trump-appointed judge ruled that a federal program which provides contraception to teenagers is unlawful for violating parental rights. While the case will likely bounce through various courts, the decision is having an immediate impact on teenagers in...

Anti-Abortion Group Sues FDA Over Abortion Pill

Anti-Abortion Group Sues FDA Over Abortion Pill

One of the key groups behind the overturning of Roe v. Wade has filed another anti-abortion lawsuit, this one in Texas. Alliance Defending Freedom sued the FDA last week to reverse federal approval of mifepristone, a medication that can terminate an early pregnancy....

Op-Ed: It’s Not Abortion Or The Economy, It’s Both

Op-Ed: It’s Not Abortion Or The Economy, It’s Both

My name is Angie, I’m a Texan, I’ve had an abortion. It sometimes feels hard to remember what life pre-pandemic was like, but back in 2017 I was going through my own set of challenges. At the time, I was in the middle of a divorce from my high school sweetheart of 16...

Abortion Trigger Law Goes Into Effect

Abortion Trigger Law Goes Into Effect

Today, an anti-abortion trigger law goes into effect in Texas. With very few exceptions (not for rape or incest), abortion will be banned after fertilization. The trigger law also increases the penalties for anybody who administers or facilitates an abortion and makes...