THE LATEST FROM WHOLE WOMAN'S HEALTH

SB 8 is Going to the Supreme Court

Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will hear two cases challenging Texas’ ban on abortion after six weeks of pregnancy (SB 8). The court declined to rule on a request to block the ban until it hears the cases on November 1. Read more in this press release from the Center for Reproductive Rights. Here’s what…
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SB 8 Has Been BLOCKED – For Now!

Standing on the right side of history, a federal judge has blocked the enforcement of Texas’ near-total abortion ban, Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), calling it what it is: an “offensive deprivation of such an important right.” There is a long road ahead, but this is a MAJOR win for abortion access in Texas. This is the justice we have been seeking…
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WWH Went to the White House

Thursday was a momentous day for Whole Woman’s Health Alliance (WWHA) and abortion rights in the United States. For the first time in 25 years, abortion providers were invited guests of the White House – and I was honored to be among them. Vice President Kamala Harris convened a roundtable of eight providers, advocates, and…
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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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