Whole Woman’s Health Takes Texas to Court over HB 2.

The trial in our second challenge to Texas’ unconstitutional abortion restrictions will begin at 9AM CT (10AM EST) on Monday, August 4, 2014 in United States District Court in Austin.  We expect the trial to conclude on Thursday, August 7, 2014. Whole Woman’s Health v Lakey is the second challenge to Texas’ House Bill 2 (HB2), …

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“They don’t have abortion clinics up there at all.”

This is part of an ongoing collection of women’s stories in Whole Woman’s Health clinics that we will be posting all week. These women have all had to struggle and jump through different hoops as a result of the passage of House Bill 2 in July of 2013, and they deserve to have their stories …

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Our San Antonio Clinic Administrator Speaks Out on Faith and Reproductive Access

Our clinic administrator in San Antonio, Lucy, spoke at the Lifting Faith Voices in Reproductive Justice Event in Dallas last week to a crowd of pro-choice people of faith. Having worked in our McAllen location before transferring to San Antonio, Lucy spoke about why she believes that a woman’s decision to have an abortion should have nothing …

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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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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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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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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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33 Days Left: A Week of Ceremonies

Yesterday we had an event at our Fort Worth clinic that was hosted by our Founder and CEO Amy Hagstrom Miller and by the Center for Reproductive Rights. The event was called #UniteTonight which is in conjunction with Draw the Line, a national movement to pressure the federal government into protecting people from assault on …

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