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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SCOTUS Refuses Intervention into House Bill 2

As you may have heard last night, The Supreme Court of the United States issued a 5-4 ruling refusing to intervene into the 5th Circuit Court’s decision to allow House Bill 2 to be implemented in Texas, citing that there was not enough evidence that the court’s decision is causing harm to Texas women. The Supreme …

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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose = Success!

Last night’s event out of New York, Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose, was hilarious, well-planned, and was viewed by over 40,000 people at one time on the Ustream channel. The event was hosted by Lizz Winstead and Sarah Silverman and featured many star-studded guests including Heather Busby, Executive Director of NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, and Jessica Luther, …

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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose – TONIGHT!

  Tonight! Join us for Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can Choose, an online telethon fundraiser hosted by Lizz Winstead and Sarah Silverman. You can view this fundraiser from anywhere in the world by watching it on the Ustream channel provided by Lady Parts Justice. There are various watch parties happening across the country, but if …

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1 Day Left: What Goes into Effect Tomorrow No Matter What?

Today is the day, folks.   By 12pm, we should have an answer from Judge Yeakel on whether or not we have an injunction for one or both of the provisions of House Bill 2 that we sued the state over. Click here for a review on those provisions. There are two provisions that aren’t …

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5 Days Left: The First Lawsuit Against HB2 is Done.

As you may know, we spent the past two-and-a-half days in federal court fighting two provisions of House Bill 2. Before we go into talking about how the trial went, here’s some information on the two specific provisions that we are helping sue the state over:  A provision to require physicians providing abortion services to obtain …

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18 Days Left: Tell the DSHS to Stop Regulations on Women’s Health.

  After Governor Perry signed the omnibus anti-abortion bill House Bill 2 into law, a timeline was put in place for when the law would go into effect. The first three provisions of the bill, the part requiring doctors who provide abortion care to have hospital admitting privileges, the 20-week ban, and the way in …

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29 Days Left: Continue the Fight.

On Friday, we announced a joint federal lawsuit against the state of Texas to combat House Bill 2, an extremely restrictive law that passed in the state legislature this summer. This morning, we've announced our lawsuit against #HB2 w/ @ReproRights @ACLU @PPact & many more: http://t.co/1ccCJeaOb4 — Whole Woman's Health (@WholeWomans) September 27, 2013 From …

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