Reproductive Rights

Texas has become a laboratory for bad ideas when it comes to reproductive rights. In recent years state lawmakers have passed some of the toughest anti-abortion measures in the country, essentially making the procedure almost inaccessible for many Texas women.

The Texas Freedom Network supports efforts to ensure women have access to abortion and other reproductive health care services. That access requires adequate state funding and broad availability of birth control, especially for low-income women.

Resources

Just Texas: Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice

Just Say Don’t Know: Sex Education in Texas Public Schools (2009 report)

Sex Education in Public Schools: Progress in the Lone Star State (2011 report)

Texans Stand Up for Access to Birth Control: Results from a Statewide Survey of Texas Voters (2013 report)

Last week Texas House members shamefully bartered over the lives of transgender Texans and women's access to health care services. Today the Texas Freedom Network joined with our coalition partners to call out this outrageous bargain. Here's the press release we sent out: Read More

A marathon session in the Texas House on that chamber's version of the state budget ended in the wee hours of this morning with a big victory in our fight against school voucher schemes but distressing actions in the continuing war on women's reproductive health care. Read More

The war on women's reproductive health care in Texas continues on Wednesday, when the House State Affairs Committee holds a hearing on another bill that would turn lies into laws. Read More

Texas Rising members also deliver bathroom passes to legislators to highlight opposition to discriminatory 'bathroom bill' Read More

The Texas Freedom Network Education Fund has released a new report on what Texas public schools are teaching when it comes to sex education. The news isn't good. Here's the press release: Read More

Tx Freedom Network

Rev. Griff Martin on SB 892: "May love win. May children have a home." bit.ly/2oBjg79 #txlege

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