Tag Archives: Texas

Watch: Maddow reports on reproductive health care access in the Rio Grande Valley

Tweet In this must-watch segment, Rachel Maddow reports on the terrible situation in Texas’s far south Rio Grand Valley thanks to the state’s devastating cuts to reproductive health care.  Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTexas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional. “The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.” Perpetrators of sexual violence will no longer be issued visas to visit the United States. The West Virginia chemical spill is a reproductive [...]
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Texas finally let Marlise Muñoz be taken off life support

TweetA Texas state district judge has ruled that a state law was wrongly applied in the case of Marlise Muñoz, allowing her to be taken off life support. We’ve written before about Muñoz, who has been brain dead since November but was pregnant at the time of her death and was kept alive by the [...]
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Wendy Davis’s ex-husband thinks she would make a “very capable governor”

TweetRemember that fake Wendy Davis “scandal”? In which Texas right wingers tried to smear Wendy for pieces of her life story in classically sexist ways? One of the accusations against her was that she had manipulated her ex-husband into helping her out with her kids while she went through school. (Imagine that! A man caring [...]
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The harsh reality of abortion restrictions in Texas

Tweet In 2013, Texas passed extreme restrictions on abortion to shutter one third of the state’s providers. We’ve written a ton here at Feministing about the inspiring feminist army that rose up to fight these restrictions, about our hero Wendy Davis who will be the next governor of Texas and help change this horrible reality, [...]
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