The Texas Legislature Just Passed SB 8, Which Essentially Bans Abortion

Texas bans abortion as early as 6 weeks and opens up our courts to frivolous lawsuits, despite widespread opposition Austin, TX – The Texas Legislature just passed SB 8, one of the most extreme anti-abortion bills in the country. If signed by Governor Abbott, this bill will ban abortion as early as six weeks gestation. …

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More than 200 Texas Physicians From Over 30 Specialties Urge Legislators To Vote Against Senate Bill 8 in Open Letter

HB 1515/ SB 8 Would Allow Anyone to Sue Texas Physicians for Providing Abortion Care or Referring People for Abortion Care SB 8 Scheduled for House Floor Debate Wednesday  AUSTIN –  Over 200 physicians including obstetrician gynecologists, family physicians, pediatricians, internists, emergency room physicians, psychiatrists, dermatologists, and radiologists have signed an open letter to House …

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More than 370 Texas Lawyers Raise Legal Concerns, Express Strong Opposition to HB 1515 and SB 8 in Open Letter

County Attorneys, State Elected Officials, City and County Officials, Former Judges and Law Professors Sign Letter HB 1515/SB 8 Would Allow Anyone to Sue Texans for Providing Abortions or Helping Someone Access Abortion AUSTIN – Over 370 attorneys including county attorneys, current and former elected officials, former judges, law professors, and other members of the …

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7 Anti-Abortion Restrictions Advance in the Texas House

Last week, the House heard seven anti-abortion restrictions that have already passed in the Senate. Coupled with the existing restrictions in Texas, accessing abortion care under the proposed policies would be impossible. Here’s what anti-abortion lawmakers are just steps away from passing: #1) 6-week abortion ban: HB 1515 / SB 8 is an extreme and …

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Texas House of Representatives Prioritizes Anti-Abortion Bills Over Pandemic Recovery

Including HB 1515, which would ban abortions before most Texans even know they are pregnant and opens a backdoor for frivolous civil suits. Austin, TX – Today, rather than addressing the global COVID-19 pandemic, the House Public Health Committee will hold a hearing for six new abortion restrictions. HB 1515, the House version of SB …

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Extreme 6-Week Abortion Ban and anti-abortion lawsuit magnet passes the Texas Senate

SB 8 would ban abortions before most Texans even know they are pregnant and opens a backdoor for civil suits for any abortion ‘violation’.  Austin, TX – The Senate Chamber passed  SB 8, a six-week ban that is unlike any ban ever filed or passed. This bill would allow any person, Texan or not, to …

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In the Wake of a Deadly Electricity Crisis and Winter Storm, Dan Patrick Shows He Has Nothing To Offer Texans But Cheap Political Points

Austin, TX –– Dan Patrick announced his legislative priorities this afternoon that includes two extreme anti-abortion restrictions.  Avow Executive Director Aimee Arrambide issued the following statement: This past week was absolute hell for millions of Texans. If there is a takeaway from last week’s energy crisis, it is that if the Texas Legislature had regulated …

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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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