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The Moments Before SB 8 Went Into Effect

September 1, 2021 My name is Amy Hagstrom Miller and I am the President & CEO of Whole Woman’s Health and Woman’s Health Alliance. We are an independent abortion provider operating four clinics in the state of Texas located in Fort Worth, McKinney, Austin, and McAllen. We are the lead plaintiff in the case Whole…
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Fate of Texas Abortion Ban is with the Supreme Court

Today, the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood, the Lawyering Project, the ACLU, the ACLU of Texas, and Morrison & Foerster LLP filed an emergency request with the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to block Texas’ radical six-week abortion ban (SB 8) before the law takes effect on September 1. Today’s filing comes after the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals denied the…
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Court Allows Texas to Ban Standard Abortion Procedure, Defying Long-Established Precedent

Today, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals became the first federal court in the U.S. to uphold a ban on the standard method of abortion after approximately 15 weeks of pregnancy, known as D&E (dilation and evacuation). Just last year, a 5th Circuit panel of judges struck down this ban as unconstitutional. The full 5th Circuit then took the unusual step of deciding on its own…
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Amy Hagstrom Miller’s Remarks on the SB8 Lawsuit

I’m Amy Hagstrom Miller, President and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health and Whole Woman’s Health Alliance.  I will be direct with you: I am furious. It’s a righteous kind of fury I am feeling. I’m infuriated that — yet again — we have to go back to the courts to plead with them to protect…
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