Avow is Hiring: Public Policy Director

Position: Public Policy DirectorReports to: Executive Director Salary: $65,000-75,000  Benefits: Employer paid employee and dependent health, dental, and vision benefits; flexible spending account; short-term disability; long-term disability; retirement plan and employer match; up to 6-months of paid family, medical or bereavement leave; unlimited paid time off; flex time; remote working stipend; wellness stipend; emergency health care …

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Take Action for Abortion Access

The leaked Supreme Court opinion has thrown us all into crisis. If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, Texas’s trigger law — which would ban and criminalize abortion — would go into place 30 days after the opinion is formally released. As of today, abortion is still legal, but soon, abortion at any stage …

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BREAKING: Leaked Supreme Court Draft Shows Conservative Majority Intend to Overturn Roe v Wade soon

Austin, TX – In a leaked draft obtained by Politico, Justice Alito writes “We hold that Roe and Casey must be overruled.”  “The overturning of Roe would almost immediately lead to stricter limits on abortion access in large swaths of the South and Midwest, with about half of the states set to immediately impose broad …

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Joint statement from the State Abortion Access Network on the nomination of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson

Cleveland, OH – The following press statement is issued jointly by the 13 organizations that make up the State Abortion Access Network — Avow, Cobalt, Pro-Choice Connecticut, Pro-Choice Maryland, Pro-Choice Minnesota, Pro-Choice Missouri, Pro-Choice North Carolina, Pro-Choice Ohio, Pro-Choice Oregon, Pro-Choice Virginia, Pro-Choice Washington, Pro-Choice Wyoming, and Reproductive Equity Now: President Joe Biden has nominated …

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Stop the Texas Abortion Ban

What is SB 8? In 2021, Texas lawmakers passed SB 8, the most extreme abortion ban in the country. The Texas ban is unlike any ban ever passed. It not only bans abortion before many people know they’re pregnant — it also allows any person, anywhere, to sue providers, abortion funds, and family members for …

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Avow Endorses Rochelle Garza in the Democratic Primary for Attorney General

Houston, TX –– Avow endorses Rochelle Garza in the Democratic primary for Attorney General. This is the first time Avow has endorsed a candidate for Attorney General. Ken Paxton’s Most Notable Moments Attacking Abortion Rights In a losing effort, Ken Paxton asked the Supreme Court to uphold abortion restrictions in 2015. These restrictions (HB2) caused …

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SCOTUS ALLOWS SB 8 TO REMAIN IN EFFECT

Austin, TX – On Friday, December 10th at 10 am CST the Supreme Court of the United States released their opinion on the two cases challenging SB8, Texas’s 6-week abortion ban. First and most importantly, the anti-abortion majority in Supreme Court allowed SB8 to remain in effect, prolonging the ban on abortion care for the …

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100 Days of Texas’s SB 8

Austin, TX – Today marks 100 days since the most extreme abortion ban in the country has gone into effect without any concrete action or protections from the courts.  “Justices seemed to indicate they wanted to review and rule on the constitutionality of the Texas law, known as Senate Bill 8, quickly when they put the …

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Avow Celebrates Retirement of Anti-Abortion Democrat Sen. Eddie Lucio

We are ready to support and invest in a true progressive willing to step up and restore access to abortion and family planning in Texas. Houston, TX – Today, Senator Eddie Lucio- (D-Brownsville) the most anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ+ and anti-public education Democrat in Texas- announced his retirement. For over three decades, Lucio has been the extremist …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court to Overturn Roe, according to confirmed, unreleased draft opinion

Together, we still have the power to take back our futures. Right now, Avow canvassers are working in the field and talking to voters about what abortion access means to our communities.

When we win back abortion rights at the state level, no out-of-touch, extreme judge will ever have the power to take it away again. Rush a donation and recommit to restoring abortion access in Texas.

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FIGHT THE TEXAS ABORTION BAN

SB 8 bans abortion as early as 6 weeks and puts a $10,000 bounty on anyone who helps someone get abortion care. Now more than ever, we need unapologetic abortion rights advocates to lay the groundwork to defeat anti-abortion lawmakers.

Chip in to organize Texans to restore abortion access in our state. The organizing we do today determines the gains we make in 2022.

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NARAL Pro-Choice Texas is now Avow!

To avow means to declare openly, bluntly, and without shame. Now more than ever, our state needs bold and unapologetic advocacy for abortion rights.

As an independent, Texas-based organization, Avow will continue our work at the state and local level — where the decisions that most impact Texans are happening.

Together, we can build a Texas where every person is trusted, thriving, and free to pursue the life they want.

Learn more about our new name, inspired by bold and unapologetic abortion advocates like you!