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  • STATEMENT: Texas House Passes Cruel and Shameful Anti-Abortion Bill - For Release: 5-20-2017 Contact: Sharmeen Aly, [email protected] AUSTIN, TX -- Today, the Texas House passed on third reading Senate Bill 8, an omnibus bill that would require burial or cremation of embryonic and fetal tissue, ban the use of fetal tissue for research and ban an extremely safe and medically approved method of abortion. The Read More
  • Demand House Lawmakers STOP Anti-Abortion Senate Bills in Their Tracks - After effectively killing more than 100 House bills—including two that would have addressed Texas' disturbingly high maternal mortality rate—and passing two anti-abortion bills before last Thursday's deadline to pass House bills, the Texas House now turns its attention to Senate bills, which it can pass for another week. The House Calendars Committee—which controls which bills are Read More
  • Anti-Abortion Bills and House Bill Deadline Week - It's a big week for House bills at the Texas Legislature. Thursday marks the last day that the full House can debate and vote on bills that originated in that chamber, and the following anti-abortion bills are expected to come up for debate before then— House Bill 2962—This bill increases abortion complications reporting requirements for Read More

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