Category Archives: pro-choice activism

Another Assault on Poor People – Cutting Title X

So, the assault on access to healthcare for low-income people continues, courtesy of the radicals in Congress: House Republicans released a budget proposal this week that would eliminate funding for the Title X program, a decades-old network of family planning … Continue reading

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It Would Be Funny If It Weren’t the Texas Lege

Tomorrow, in the House State Affairs committee, a bill will be considered. Freshman Rep. Molly White (R-Surely Another Planet) outlined all of the signs she thinks clinics should put up if they perform abortions. You know, to make the clinics … Continue reading

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If At First You Don’t Succeed, Amend, Amend, Amend

HB2510 ostensibly deals with sunset review of the Department of State Health Services. Update at the end of this post. A whole passel of amendments just got tacked on that turn it into a de facto abortion bill further restricting and … Continue reading

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Many District Clerks Cannot Answer Questions About Judicial Bypass in Texas

I like to bake. And I like to blog about baking. I’m learning how to make deco rolls, for example. Here are my first two attempts, when I learned that you have to do the letters backward if you want them to … Continue reading

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The Outlook Worsens for Teens and Judicial Bypass

The Texas Legislature isn’t done in their quest to further limit access to abortion, a constitutionally protected, legal medical procedure. They’re continuing to pick a fight with the group of people least able to defend themselves—Texas teens. Instructions on how … Continue reading

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Little Words, Constitutional Consequences

HB 723, authored by Rep. Phil King (R-Weatherford), is on the agenda for the Texas House Committee on Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence for this Tuesday, April 14, 2015. Details at the end on exactly when and where to find the room, and … Continue reading

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The Cult of Mommy and The Cult of the Fetus

If I were in charge of lay-out for the New York Times, I would have printed these articles on facing pages: Our ‘Mommy’ Problem Motherhood. Is it a private relationship between a parent and child, or something that gives just about … Continue reading

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