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Guess the Battle Plan Against LGBTQIA Community By Considering Abortion

I’ll be blogging at least once a week at Burnt Orange Report. My first post yesterday covered the way my Spidey sense tingled when I heard the bigoted elected officials and “religious” activists talk about how they plan to attack the … Continue reading

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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup 6 22 2015

The thoughts and prayers of the Texas Progressive Alliance are with the families and friends of the victims of the horrible shooting in Charleston as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff looks at the latest developments in … Continue reading

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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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Texas Progressive Alliance Blog Roundup June 15, 2015

The Texas Progressive Alliance is binged out on the Women’s World Cup as it brings you this week’s roundup. Off the Kuff tries to predict how County Clerks and AG Ken Paxton will react to a SCOTUS ruling in favor … Continue reading

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Journalists and the Gish Gallop

This was the topic on the Diane Rehm show when I tuned in yesterday: Declining Access to Abortion Services Nationwide Two years ago, Texas passed a law requiring all clinics that offer abortions to meet the same standards as hospital … Continue reading

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Arts Organizations As Advocates for Progressive Reform

We talk often of health and human service nonprofits operating in silos, but the arts groups are not only in different silos, they’re on an entirely different farm when it comes to legislative advocacy. Arts organizations already lobby for funding, but … Continue reading

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#HB 3994 – The Farce Continues

House Bill 3994 is not about making a medical procedure safer. None of the abortion legislation before the Texas Legislature this session is about making a medical procedure safer. It is all and entirely about preventing people from terminating unwanted … Continue reading

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