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Young People Deserve the Right to Abortion

Young People Deserve the Right to Abortion

By Valeria Gonzalez, Youth Organizer at Youth Rise Texas Earlier this year in Argentina, an 11-year old referred to by her lawyers as “Lucia,” went viral online. Lucia was raped by her grandfather and was forced to give birth to an unviable pregnancy. Unfortunately,...

Q&A with Hotline Volunteer: Vail Kohnert-Yount

Q&A with Hotline Volunteer: Vail Kohnert-Yount

Vail Kohnert-Yount is a Jane’s Due Process hotline volunteer. She comes from a long line of fierce Texas women who’ve worked for women’s rights—her grandmother helped found the Houston Women’s Clinic, her aunt continued that work for many years, and her mother, Peggie...

From Texas to Youth Testify: Janes Speak Out & Share Their Stories

From Texas to Youth Testify: Janes Speak Out & Share Their Stories

Youth Testify is a groundbreaking leadership program that provides training and support “to equip young people, aged 17-24, with the skills to share their stories with their peers, the media, and legislators, to shift the culture of stigma and center the voices and...

Jane’s Due Process Houston House Party 2018

Jane’s Due Process Houston House Party 2018

Please join Jane's Due Process in Houstin as we celebrate another year of hard work and progress among friends and allies at the home of Peggie Kohnert & Richard Yount. Guests will enjoy an open wine bar and hors d'oeuvres. Mark your calendars! Sponsorships are...

In the News: Rochelle Garza, A Voice For Jane at the Kavanaugh Hearings

In the News: Rochelle Garza, A Voice For Jane at the Kavanaugh Hearings

On Friday, September 7, one Jane's story reached the Senate Judiciary Committee thanks to Rochelle Garza, a Jane's Due Process referral attorney who was invited to share with the senators how one of Judge Kavanaugh's decisions impacted a 17-year-old asylum-seeker in...

Judicial bypass study finds process to be punishing

Judicial bypass study finds process to be punishing

By Emily (Rooke-Ley) Obront, co-author of "Young Women's Experiences Obtaining Judicial Bypass for Abortion in Texas" and former case manager at Jane's Due Process One of the most frequent questions I was asked when I ran the hotline at Jane’s Due Process was, “How...

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