“I’m not suggesting you actually take a woman to an abortion clinic. It’s a Wonderful opportunity to minister to an abortion minded woman for an hour while you DON’T take her to the clinic.”
“We now look to the Supreme Court to protect women’s access to these essential health care services while we fight this critical court battle.”
“Today’s decision has averted a catastrophic health crisis for women across the state of Texas.”
A restrictive voter identification law took effect in Texas yesterday – the same day that early voting for the state’s November 5 elections began – despite an ongoing lawsuit by the Department of Justice to stop it.
Wendy Davis announced yesterday that she will run for Texas governor in the November 2014 elections.
Planned Parenthood closed two rural Texas clinics last week.
Texas House Representative Harold Dutton Jr. (D) has introduced HB45, a counter-measure that would halt any further abortion restrictions until the state bans capital punishment.
Over 700 Texans last night successfully blocked HB 60, a state bill that would shut down all but 5 abortion providers in the state, from passing in the state House as part of a “people’s filibuster.” The legislation passed through the Senate Tuesday.