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 extremists could soon criminalize all abortion care

Legal analysis on the ruling is still coming in, but here’s the bottom line: The Supreme Court is giving the green light to extremists across the country to outright ban abortion — and Texas will be the number one battleground. For decades, Texas lawmakers have pushed the most extreme attacks on abortion. If we’re going …

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Key findings from Avow Dallas-Fort Worth Area Abortion Rights Focus Group

A research group on behalf of Avow conducted 5 online focus groups from March 14 to 23, 2022. Participants were recruited from a DFW district and segmented as follows: Participants were recruited to represent a mix of gender, age, educational attainment, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, employment status, and occupation. Prior to having an …

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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