State lawmakers promised low-income Texans wouldn’t be hurt when they cut Planned Parenthood out of funding for reproductive health care services. They lied. Today we’re joining with Campaign for Accountability in calling on Texas lawmakers to investigate why the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) renewed contracts worth millions of taxpayer dollars for the next two years […]
HIV in the Water Supply?
Common tactics within the anti-abortion movement include plenty of fear mongering and promoting of bunk science. If you can even call it science. Take, for example, Carol Everett of the anti-abortion organization The Heidi Group. Everett was on Fox 7 Austin this week defending a move by Texas officials, with the support of Gov. Greg Abbott, […]
Culture War Casualty: Women’s Health Care
The religious right’s crusade to restrict women’s access to birth control and reproductive health care services is increasingly fueled by falsehoods and distortions. A press release yesterday from The Heidi Group, a Round Rock-based anti-abortion organization, is a classic demonstration of the problem. The press release actually praises a measure passed by the Texas Legislature […]