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TAKE ACTION: Stop HB 1171

TAKE ACTION: Stop HB 1171

HB 1171 -- a bill that would allow a court to appoint an attorney or guardian ad litem for the fetus in judicial bypass proceedings -- has been scheduled to be heard on the Texas House floor. HB 1171 is an egregious politicization of a legal process that is already...

Talking Title X: How to Make an Appointment at a Title X Clinic

Talking Title X: How to Make an Appointment at a Title X Clinic

(Click here to learn more about Title X) What do I need to say when I call a Title X clinic? When you call a Title X clinic, ask the person who answers the phone that you want to speak to the scheduler or you may need to choose an option from the list. When you get...

Learning the Lege: Where Oh Where is SB8 In the Process?

Learning the Lege: Where Oh Where is SB8 In the Process?

Today the Texas House heard the 2nd reading of SB 8, the Senate bill that bans abortion at 6 weeks and allows anyone to sue someone who they suspect helped a pregnant person get a prohibited abortion. This bill already passed the Senate, and tomorrow it will go for a...

Introducing the “Jane is Not a Virgin” Podcast!

Introducing the “Jane is Not a Virgin” Podcast!

Introducing our new podcast, Jane is Not a Virgin! This is a project completely created by our Jane's Due Process Advocacy Fellows to share their experiences as young people fighting for their reproductive rights in Texas! In this episode, you will meet Veronika,...

TAKE ACTION: Stop SB 8 and HB 1280

TAKE ACTION: Stop SB 8 and HB 1280

TOMORROW, Wednesday May 5th, SB 8 and HB 1280 will be heard in the Texas House of Representatives. SB 8 is the Senate version of HB 1515, the 6-week abortion ban that would allow anyone to sue someone they suspect of helping someone get an abortion in Texas. HB 1280...

Learning the Lege: The Halfway Mark

Learning the Lege: The Halfway Mark

The regular Texas legislative session ends at midnight on May 31st, which means we're somewhere in the middle of session. This is when everything is moving and through various stages in the House and Senate, so we figured we'd take a moment to catch you up on where we...

Take Action: Make A Public Comment Opposing HB 1173!

Take Action: Make A Public Comment Opposing HB 1173!

House Bill 1173 would ban local governments from budgeting their funds to provide practical support services for people seeking abortion care. This bill is a direct attack on the funding for abortion practical support created by the City of Austin in 2019. HB 1173 has...

Take Action: Make A Public Comment Opposing HB 1171!

Take Action: Make A Public Comment Opposing HB 1171!

House Bill 1171 is an appalling bill that would allow the appointment of a guardian or attorney ad litem for the fetus in a judicial bypass proceeding. HB 1171 has a public hearing this Wed, March 31 at 8am in the House Judiciary and Civil Jurisprudence committee. We...

Learning the Lege: It’s Time to Call Your Senator!

Learning the Lege: It’s Time to Call Your Senator!

When an organization like Jane's Due Process says, "Call your Rep! Call your Senator!" you might feel nervous if you've never done it before. The organization will usually give you a reason to call -- like, "Tell them to oppose abortion restrictions!!" or, "Tell them...

Jane’s Due Process Testifies Against SB 650

Jane’s Due Process Testifies Against SB 650

On Monday, March 15th, Senate State Affairs committee is hearing SB 650, a bill that will ban local governments from supporting people seeking abortion access. Because the Senate rejected calls to make public hearings COVID safe, our executive director Rosann...

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