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The Texas Senate is considering numerous bills designed to further restrict access to abortion care. Two of those bills are up for a vote by the full Senate in the coming days.

Here, in brief, is what each bill is about:

SB 258: Would require the burial or cremation of fetal tissue from an abortion. SB 415: This bill would ban the safest and most common abortion method in the second trimester.

We urge you to call your state senators and tell them to oppose these abortion restrictions. A suggested message from the Trust.Respect.Access. coalition, of which TFN is a part of, can be found below.


Required Message for senators

Hi, my name is ___________ and my zip code is __________. I’m calling to ask my senator vote NO on 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 doctos she trusts.

According to medical experts, these bills do nothing to make women safer, and if… Read More

Scott Braddock

So, we were told repeatedly that the whole point of the #SaveChikFilA bill was that they should be free to do whatever they like. Now that they're doing something different, as a private business, the same people who pushed the bill are blasting them. Ok. #TxLege