The Best Words of Encouragement Come from Our Patients

We received this thank you card from a previous patient of ours at Whole Woman’s Health of Austin, thanking us for the care she experienced with the staff in the clinic and telling us how important it is that access remain open in Texas. It’s the support and empowerment from our patients that reminds us …

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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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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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61 Days Left: DSHS Committee Council Shows it Doesn’t Support HB2.

For the past two days, folks have been able to show their disdain once again for HB2 in front of the Department of State Health Services Committee Council. During these meetings, they were discussing amendments and the overall implementation of HB2, and they allowed for public comment during these discussions. Though the council made it …

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Each Step Forward Gives Us Hope.

As we’re sure anyone can imagine, we’ve had to make many tactical decisions and longterm plans since the passage of House Bill 2, all of them proving to be very difficult. In making these decisions, we’ve seen some progress this past week, with breakthroughs for us as a business and the prime healthcare that we …

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61 Days Left: Where are the Crisis Pregnancy Centers in Texas? [MAP]

In Texas and other states, anti-choice activists will try and trick women seeking abortion care into carrying their pregnancies to term. To do this, they often lead them to a fake clinic called a Crisis Pregnancy Center (CPC). CPCs are funded primarily through anti-choice license plates sold by the State of Texas, but some have even received …

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Whole Woman’s Health: The Aftermath of HB2.

The courts. “Will we win?” “What if we don’t?” “Where will that leave us?” Our physicians. “What happens in 90 days?” “How long have they been providing care?” Our company. “What do we do?” “What’s our future?” “Will I lose my job?” Since the passage of HB2, like hamsters on a political wheel, we have …

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Whole Woman’s Health: Texas Policy Evaluation Project Briefing Coverage

Yesterday, Whole Woman’s Health along with NARAL Pro Choice Texas and the Texas Policy Evaluation Project, held a briefing at the Capitol to publicize the impact that cuts in family planning and restrictions on access to abortion care services have had on women in the state of Texas. Representative Jessica Farrar also revealed her intent …

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