State lawmakers are advancing three anti-abortion bills pending at the Texas Legislature. According to medical experts, these bills do nothing to make women safer, and if passed, would actually harm Texas women.

We need you to call senators on the committee that is hearing these three bills on Wednesday, and tell them you oppose SB 8, SB 258, and SB 415.

A suggested script to use when you call has been provided below.

Tap to call Sen. Charles Schwertner

Tap to call Sen. Dawn Buckingham

Tap to call Sen. Konni Burton

Tap to call Sen. Lois Kolkhorst

Tap to call Sen. Charles Perry

Tap to call Sen. Van Taylor

Hi, my name is (your name) and my zip code is (zip code). I’m calling to ask (Senator name) to vote NO on SB 8, SB 258, and SB 415 and stop interfering in decisions that don’t belong to politicians. A woman must be able to make her own decisions with the advice of the doctors she trusts. According to medical experts, these bills do nothing to make women safer, and if passed, would harm Texas women.… Read More

Join us on March 2

March 2 will be a historic day in the fight to ensure that Texans have full access to abortion care as protected by Roe v. Wade in 1973. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, the challenge to an extreme anti-abortion law in Texas, 2013’s House Bill 2, that could determine whether the Lone Star State turns the clock back to the pre-Roe days.

We’ve been lifting up the voices of affected Texans as we traveled across the state with the Truth Tour. Now it’s time for us to stand with the rest of the country and join in solidarity and support for access to abortion and other reproductive health care services.

The event details are below: What:  Stand in support of abortion access at our joint press conference, and watch a live-stream of the rally and speakers outside the Supreme Court building in Washington. When:  9:30 a.m. – noon, Wednesday, March 2. Where: University of Texas at Austin, Texas Union Building – Quadrangle Room 3.304.

The press conference will tell the Texas story of the fight for abortion access from the Supreme Court’s Roe decision in 1973 to… Read More

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