Tag Archives: abortion rights

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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Top Tips for Shaking People Down for the Cause

Thanks to the internet, we’re all fundraisers now. How can you stand out and make sure you bring in the big bucks? Here are some of the things I kept in mind while I rolled past my fundraising goal for … Continue reading

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Choose Life License Plates

This image just popped up to scald my eyeballs on Twitter: Money will likely go to crisis pregnancy centers. Any chance we could get it to go instead to places that provide actual legitimate medical care? What about Choose Life … Continue reading

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Your Choice on Pro-Choice

Not for the first time, supporters of reproductive rights / abortion rights / healthcare autonomy & access are discussing whether pro-choice is the best term to describe their outlook and movement. I’m hoping to foster this conversation, so am providing … Continue reading

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Spending Money in Texas Because Texas Votes Matter

New York City, Los Angeles, and Texas all gripe about politicians treating us like ATMs—hitting us up for cash they spend elsewhere. As a progressive in Texas, it can be frustrating to see national candidates and committees lavish attention on … Continue reading

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