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  • STATEMENT: Texans Rise Up to Protect the Promise of Roe v. Wade - AUSTIN, TX -- Today marks the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that guaranteed our constitutional right to an abortion. However, as we commemorate this historic anniversary, we also continue to push back against a political landscape that has put abortion even further out of reach for pregnant people Read More
  • Protecting the Promise of Roe v. Wade - For 45 years, Roe v. Wade has preserved the legal right to an abortion in the United States. But that hasn’t stopped Texas politicians from pushing abortion out of reach for pregnant people who are low-income, live in rural areas and are under the age of 18. Anti-abortion state lawmakers passed seven restrictions in 2017 Read More
  • STATEMENT: State Health Agency Holds Hearing on Medically Unnecessary Fetal Tissue Burial Rules - For Release: 12-11-2017 Contact: Alexa Garcia-Ditta, [email protected] On Monday, the Health and Human Services Commission held a hearing for public comment on rules requiring burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue following an abortion or miscarriage. The rules, blocked by a federal court in January, were codified into state law during the 2017 legislative session. Heather Busby, Read More

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