The state’s Education and Health Departments would be banned from consulting healthcare facilities that provide abortions when designing the program.
After the state senate approved the measure on Tuesday, activists and prominent Democrats swiftly condemned the ban and vowed to protect women's rights.
The near-total abortion ban does not include exceptions for rape and incest. The bill now goes to the state Senate.
“This ruling affirms that right and send a clear message to politicians that women deserve our care, not our judgment,” a Planned Parenthood executive said.
This week's legislation signals a strategic shift.
Rep. Tim Murphy inadvertently exposed the hypocrisy of the anti-choice movement.
Meet the (very real) woman behind the Texas fetal burial law.
Honest and terrifying.
Women get it done ✊
When states limit abortion access to “protect” women, it’s women they hurt the most.
What I learned as a volunteer clinic escort at a women’s health center.
Five years into a surge of anti-abortion legislation, experts say women are increasingly turning to dangerous methods to