Solidarity statement with laid off All Above All staff

The staff at Avow Texas condemns the actions taken by All Above All’s steering committee and executive staff to layoff their workforce amid anti-Blackness concerns and investigations. To that extent, we request the removal of our name from their partners list. We stand in solidarity with the former All Above All staff who were laid …

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Avow is hiring for an Executive Director

Avow Texas is looking for a new Executive Director to support its work to secure unrestricted abortion care and reproductive rights for every Texan. This is an outstanding opportunity for a visionary, pro-abortion leader who is bold and inclusive with a clear understanding and commitment to reproductive justice and intersectional principles. If that sounds like …

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BREAKING: HB 5071 Would Protect The Privacy of Texans Experiencing Pregnancy Loss

Austin, TX –– “In the first lawsuit of its kind since Roe v. Wade was overturned, a husband seeks damages from women who allegedly helped his ex-wife obtain the medications to terminate her pregnancy.” [Texas Tribune, March 30, 2023]   Avow Texas Policy Director Yaneth Flores issued the following statement: “We know that the end goal …

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Avow Staff and Board members announce departure of executive director Aimee Arrambide

After four years of strong leadership, Aimee Arrambide is stepping down as the executive director of Avow Texas. Current deputy director Emily Martin, who has been at Avow for more than ten years, will serve as interim executive director beginning January 1, 2023. Aimee started her reproductive health, rights, and justice career at Avow Texas, …

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Indicted Ken Paxton Runs Away From Abortion Funds Subpoena

“Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton fled his home Monday in a truck driven by his wife, state Sen. Angela Paxton, to avoid being served a subpoena, according to an affidavit filed in federal court.” [Texas Tribune, September 26, 2022] Avow Texas Political Director Caroline Duble issued the following statement: “It’s rich for Ken Paxton to …

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Avow Texas Announces 2022 Endorsements

Statewide Endorsed Candidates Beto O’Rourke, Governor Rochelle Garza, Attorney General      Susan Hays, Agriculture Commissioner Elva Curl, HD-112                                          Mihaela Plesa, HD-70  Frank Ramirez, HD-118       Lulu Flores, HD-51       Elizabeth Ginsberg, HD-108 …

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Texas Survivors Deserve Respect and Access To The Full Range of Reproductive Healthcare

“On Friday, Gov. Greg Abbott told The Dallas Morning News that rape victims can take emergency contraception, like Plan B, to prevent a pregnancy. With abortion now banned in Texas, even in instances of incest or rape, the governor recommended the use of emergency contraception to ensure a victim of rape does not become pregnant.” …

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One Year After S.B. 8, New Poll Shows Texans are Motivated by Abortion and Politicians are Out of Step

Majority of Texas voters are now in support of abortion being available in all or most cases TEXAS – Today, one year after S.B. 8 took effect in Texas – leaving Texans without meaningful abortion access – a new poll was released by Planned Parenthood Texas Votes, Texas Freedom Network, Avow, Deeds Action Fund, Progress …

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BREAKING: Supreme Court Overturns Roe v Wade

Texas could soon criminalize all abortion. But 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 commit to restoring abortion access in Texas.

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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 commit 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!