A Texas lawmaker introduced legislation earlier this week that would nullify a controversial rule banning abortion affiliates from participating in a Medicaid program that offers reproductive health care to low-income women. More…
The Texas Independent
When Texas decided to exclude Planned Parenthood clinics from its Medicaid-funded women’s health care program, women like Crystal Gonzalez were left scrambling for a new provider. More…
Deep slashes to family planning funds made during Texas’ last legislative session have caused 53 clinics that provide family planning services to shutter their doors, according to a new article in the New England Journal of Medicine More….
Additionally, 38 clinics reduced their hours, and many of the existing clinics
As groups working to elect Mitt Romney president look to spend up to $1 billion More… in the months leading up to November, money in politics is poised to be one of the most prominent media narratives of the 2012 campaign.
Much of that money is coming from Texas, home to
An outside group is sinking cash into a congressional campaign in El Paso in the hopes of unseating a longtime incumbent. The Campaign for Primary Accountability has launched a negative ad campaign More… against Congressman Silvestre Reyes, but it remains to be seen whether or not it will make an impact
While partisan politics has hijacked the debate over the Violence Against Women Act, victims rights advocates in Texas say it has been an invaluable resource for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
The reauthorization of VAWA, which was originally passed in 1994 and reauthorized in 2000 and then again More…
Citing “important precedent” neglected by state officials, three judge panel temporarily reinstates Planned Parenthood in WHP
After a tumultuous week for the fate of reproductive care in Texas, Planned Parenthood will remain in the Women’s Health Program (WHP)– at least for now.
Just hours after an initial federal court ruling More… last Monday that deemed Texas’ controversial decision to block the centers from the WHP unconstitutional, a
A court ruling issued yesterday that would have stopped Texas from implementing a ban on Planned Parenthood providers in the Women’s Health Program (WHP) is now obsolete. The state quickly appealed the ruling just hours after it was announced and received a stay on the preliminary injunction the same day, More…