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Gov. Rick Perry signs anti-abortion bill into law

Texas Governor Rick Perry just signed the state’s new, incredibly restrictive anti-abortion bill into law. This is bad: the law could drop the number of abortion providers in the state from 42 to 6 and will ban abortion after 20 weeks. But this fight is not over. The national reproductive rights movement doesn’t want to admit it, but we’ve been losing for a long time. The Texas state government was already stacked with anti-choicers, as are the legislatures of many states, despite the majority of people in this country supporting abortion rights. But Texans rose up in response to this disgusting bill that will make abortion so much more difficult to access in the state. And that feminist ...

Texas Governor Rick Perry just signed the state’s new, incredibly restrictive anti-abortion bill into law. This is bad: the law could drop the number of abortion providers in the state from 42 to 6 and will ban abortion ...

Wendy doesn’t “stand with Gosnell”

Do we really have to say it again? No, Kermit Gosnell‘s cruel and illegal procedures weren’t the stuff of pro-choice ambition. They were the result of restrictions on abortion access.

Yesterday, the Texas Senate considered the infamous bill that would ban abortion pre-viability and likely close all but five of the state’s clinics–and which has sparked mass feminist protest and national adoration for Senator Wendy Davis, Queen of the Filibuster. Opponents and supporters of the bill from both in and out of state flocked to Austin for the session. Among the crowd was Students for Life. The group held signs co-opting feminist language (“Social justice begins in the womb!”), but perhaps ...

Do we really have to say it again? No, Kermit Gosnell‘s cruel and illegal procedures weren’t the stuff of pro-choice ambition. They were the result of restrictions on abortion access.

Yesterday, the Texas Senate considered the ...