Topic: abortion

Texas Lawmakers Now Hope To Ban Pregnancy Terminations After Approximately 6 Weeks

Texas Lawmakers Now Hope To Ban Pregnancy Terminations After Approximately 6 Weeks

Don’t say “fuck Texas” and give up; support Texas’ women in the same way you would hope they would support you if your rights were the ones under attack. Don’t pretend this doesn’t exist; that’s what makes these types of bills go through almost unnoticed. It does exist, and it’s not going away unless we all collectively push against it. More »

Rick Perry Uses Wendy Davis’ Life Story To Mansplain His Anti-Choice Agenda

Rick Perry Uses Wendy Davis' Life Story To Mansplain His Anti-Choice Agenda

Many are still applauding Texas lawmaker Wendy Davisheroic filibuster that kept a piece of sweeping anti-choice legislation from effectively outlawing abortion in most of the state. But not Texas governor Rick Perry, who is currently re-grouping by calling another special session of the state senate, speaking at the National Right To Life conference, and appropriating Wendy Davis’ own life story to mansplain why no woman should have the right to choose what happens to her own body. More »

Six Stories Major News Networks Ran Instead Of Covering The Filibuster

Six Stories Major News Networks Ran Instead Of Covering The Filibuster

Unless you live in a cave or get your news from a major news network, you know about the historic events last night in Texas. In short, Texas Democrats rallied around Senator Wendy Davis, who launched an incredible ten-hour filibuster to stop the passage of SB5, a bill which would effectively shut down all but five of Texas’s abortion clinics.

So…where were the major news networks? More »