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5 Abortion Bills Filed in Special Session 2 So Far

The rally is in full swing on the steps of the pink dome in Austin. Cecile Richards is speaking, and it is always great to have a Richards woman speaking at the capitol! Just checked Texas Legislature Online (TLO), and … Continue reading

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Victory on #SB5 and What Comes Next

(See update at the end of this post for news about 2nd special session calls to action.) The past few months have been amazing—the initial stirrings of the Texas Spring. But you know how, so often, you get that unseasonal … Continue reading

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Blame Rick Perry

See update at the end of this post. It is rare in life that the blame can be squarely, unequivocally, and absolutely placed on the shoulders of one person. If you look at just last night in the Texas Senate, … Continue reading

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Five Donations You Can Make to Support Reproductive Justice in Texas

Only one person can filibuster, and we’re really lucky that Senator Wendy Davis was willing to take up that challenge. Distressingly, Governor Rick Perry, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst, and their ilk aren’t likely to let one filibuster stop them from … Continue reading

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Five Great Facts About Senator Wendy Davis

It appears that Wendy Davis will, shortly, take up the time-honored tradition of the filibuster in defense of the right to choose abortion. Here are some reasons you know Texas Senator Wendy Davis is the person you want to pick … Continue reading

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