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Right-Wing Smears and Ignorance Highlight Abortion Fight at Texas Capitol

As the Texas House of Representatives considered extreme anti-abortion legislation on Sunday, orange-clad opponents packed the House gallery and Capitol rotunda to demand that politicians stay out of women’s private medical decisions. They far outnumbered blue-wearing anti-abortion activists at the Capitol, a fact that bothered state Rep. Debbie Riddle, R-Houston, one of the Legislature’s most […]

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Republican Lawmaker in Oklahoma Wants Politicians Out of Private Lives; What About GOP Lawmakers in Texas?

Oklahoma state Rep. Doug Cox, a physician who has delivered more than 800 babies, is frustrated with his Republican colleagues who want legislation limiting women’s access to both abortion and contraception. In a column in The Oklahoman newspaper, Cox asks with dismay: “What happened to the Republican Party that I joined? The party where conservative […]

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Texas AG’s Opinion Offers Another Reason to Get Politicians Out of Texans’ Private Lives

On Monday, the very day we launched our new campaign to get politicians out Texans’ private lives, the state attorney general issued an opinion that shows why our efforts are so important. In a formal opinion, Attorney General Greg Abbott wrote that school districts and city and county governments offering access to health insurance for […]

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