Outrageous Measures

In Texas, as a woman you can’t make choices for your body whether you’re living or deceased. We’ve spoken about the battle for women’s rights in Texas like the abortion regulations that are being passed that violate federal laws in order to severely limit women’s access to abortions. The courts have now escalated to keeping a dead woman on life support to incubate the fetus inside her.

Malise Munoz was 14 weeks pregnant when she was found unresponsive and later declared brain dead. As her family prepared to say goodbye to her, they were told that due to a Texas …read more

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose

The war against women’s rights is being waged in many states, but none quite as publicized as Texas. We’ve written about Wendy Davis’s astonishing filibuster and the social media campaign it spurred into action. Now the next generation of #standwithWendy has arrived. A pop up telethon took place on Monday night to raise money for women who were suffering under Texas’ dangerous abortion laws.

The telethon took place for three hours and was accessible via the internet site www.ladypartsjustice.com. If you missed it you can go back and watch it now. You also have the …read more

Don’t Mess with Texas’ Women’s Rights

We wrote about Wendy Davis on our sister blog, all things e last week and the importance of her 11 hour filibuster to prevent a vote on strict new abortion laws during a special session of the Texas Senate. “Over 120,000 tuned in to the livestream and comments abounded on Facebook and Twitter in support. When the vote seemed eminent spectators caused such frenzy that the gallery had to be cleared in order for a vote to occur. The clock struck 12:02 in the process and the special session was over. That act took many voices but the result was …read more

Honor the Big 4-0

English: Right to Deathers (Photo credit: Wikipedia)As we mentioned, January 22nd, marked the 40th anniversary of the passage of Roe v Wade.

Forty years to the date, NBC News/Wall Street Journal released a poll showing that for the first time ever, the majority of Americans think abortion should be legal in all or most cases.

In conjunction with this milestone, Jezebel shared the stories of three abortion providers who were invited to speak at an event hosted by Physicians for Reproductive Choice and Health in honor of “Roe v. Wade’s big 4-0”:

Dr. Linda Prine – medical director and …read more