Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Upholds House Bill 2

        After waiting for the 5th Circuit Court to hand down their ruling on the provisions of House Bill 2, we are unsurprised today to find out that they have found the bill and its restrictions to be constitutional.    Here is a response from Amy Hagstrom Miller, our Founder, President, and CEO, …

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We Won’t Forget

Last Thursday, we announced the closures of two of our Texas facilities in McAllen and Beaumont. After serving the communities of the Rio Grande Valley and East Texas for over 10 years with the safest and most compassionate abortion care that women can access, we had no other choice but to close our doors because …

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It’s our birthday!

  Today, Whole Woman’s Health turns 11 years old. From opening our first clinic in Austin in 2003 to expanding to seven other communities across Texas, Maryland, and Minnesota, we’ve been putting our patients at the center of everything that we do. 2013 was a very tough year for us, but we’ve weathered the storm …

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Trouble in the Rio Grande

Yesterday, an article written by Andrea Grimes of RH Reality Check investigated the lack of abortion access in the Rio Grande Valley, featuring our clinic in McAllen that had to stop performing abortion procedures after the implementation of House Bill 2. “The stillness belies the many duties recently taken on by the skeleton crew of clinic workers left …

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On Buffer Zones and the First Amendment

Today the Supreme Court is hearing arguments in McCullen v Coakley, a case in which anti-choice protesters claim that a Massachusetts buffer zone law requiring picketers to stay at least 35 feet from a clinic entrance violates their right to free speech. Should the high court side with McCullen and others, places like Portland, Maine, Colorado, Pittsburgh and …

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