Texas Freedom Network’s project Just Texas had begun the groundwork of creating advocacy spaces for the millions of people left vulnerable and strong, affirming communities for reproductive freedom within congregations of all faiths across Texas. […]
On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States released a ruling overturning Roe v. Wade. Today, abortion is banned in Texas except under very limited exceptions — and to make things worse, anti-abortion extremists are going after mifepristone, one of the pills used in medication abortion.
While there is much uncertainty about our reproductive rights in post-Roe America, there is one thing we do know: Our fight to make abortion permanently legal, safe, and accessible for everyone cannot and will not stop.
Texas Freedom Network supports efforts to ensure all Texans have access to abortion and other reproductive health care services. That access requires adequate state funding and the broad availability of birth control, especially for underpaid Texans.
- Texas Freedom Network’s Post-Roe Info + Action Center
- Just Texas: Faith Voices for Reproductive Justice
- Texans Stand Up for Access to Birth Control: Results from a Statewide Survey of Texas Voters (2013 report)
- Sex Education in Public Schools: Progress in the Lone Star State (2011 report)
- Just Say Don’t Know: Sex Education in Texas Public Schools (2009 report)
Dear Mr. Governor, There is No Alternative to Abortion.
Dear Mr. Governor, there is no alternative to abortion. But we do have an alternative to you: Beto O’Rourke. […]
Texans Taking Care of Texans: Meet This Quarter’s Super Volunteers
TFN has always fought for Texas school children at the SBOE. But our work would be impossible without the dedication of volunteers who sign up to testify, recruit others to testify, organize at local school board levels, and respond to our various calls to action. While our fight at the SBOE is far from over, we recently sat down with two super volunteers for a brief chat. This is the first installment of a running series. […]
One Year After Texas’ Six-Week Abortion Ban, Voters Are Ready To Proclaim “We Want Freedom Over Our Bodies” at the Ballot Box
We believe we should control our own bodies–no matter what courts or lawmakers placating a loud minority say. Texans are ready for change, and laws like SB 8 are driving us to the ballot box. Today, we’re sharing findings that very clearly show the majority of Texans support the right to abortion–and we’re going to vote for it. […]
Texas’ “Trigger” Law Is Now in Effect, but Our Fight for Legal, Safe Abortion for All Will Not Be Stopped.
Roe fell on June 24, 2022. And now, another dreaded moment has arrived. Our trigger law officially goes into effect. Today and every day, abortion is healthcare. Abortion is a moral good. Abortion is a blessing. […]