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Young people in Texas — have your voice amplified!

Young people in Texas — have your voice amplified!

Are you a young person in Texas who wants to write about abortion access, birth control, sex education, and other topics related to reproductive rights and justice? Jane's Due Process is looking for middle and high school students from all around the state to write...

Learning the Lege Quick Bite: Why Are Senate Committees Still Meeting?

Learning the Lege Quick Bite: Why Are Senate Committees Still Meeting?

The House Dems broke quorum, which means nothing can be passed right now. So if that's true, why are Senate committees still hearing bills? The short answer is because they can. For one thing, the Senate still has quorum, so they're free to continue referring bills to...

Learning the Lege: Special Session is a Wild Ride!

Learning the Lege: Special Session is a Wild Ride!

Texas's current special legislative session started just 6 days ago, and so far a lot has happened: a Senate committee hearing on SB 4, the medication abortion restrictions, was scheduled with 24-hour notice, then cancelled a few hours later. Then a House committee...

It’s Time to Testify! Oppose HB 6

It’s Time to Testify! Oppose HB 6

***UPDATE*** Committee hearing on HB 6, the House version of the medication abortion restrictions bill, will be heard Tuesday, July 13 at 1 pm by the House Public Health Committee. The hearing is in the Reagan Building -- click here for Google maps directions. The...

Things to Consider Including in Your Post- Abortion Care Plan

Things to Consider Including in Your Post- Abortion Care Plan

By Graci D’Amore, Program & Operations Coordinator at Jane’s Due Process    While it can be difficult to anticipate what to expect after you’ve taken misoprostol (the second medication of the medical abortion process) or after the surgical procedure but we...

Q&A with JDP Youth Activist: Mehtaab

Q&A with JDP Youth Activist: Mehtaab

If you’re on TikTok, you may have seen Jane’s Due Process (JDP) and other pro-choice organizations on your FYP. However, did you know that TikTok for Abortion was started by a teen? Mehtaab (Mahi), a 17 year-old high school student, who is passionate about abortion...

What to Expect: Your State-Mandated Ultrasound Appointment 

What to Expect: Your State-Mandated Ultrasound Appointment 

By Eleanor Grano, Program Manager at Jane’s Due Process and Paige Alexandria, a volunteer Advocate at Jane’s Due Process In the state of Texas, it is required to have an ultrasound 24 hours before your appointment by the same doctor who will perform your procedure....

Learning the Lege: What’s a Special Session?!?!

Learning the Lege: What’s a Special Session?!?!

On May 31, 2021, the Texas legislative session ended. Our state legislature meets for regular session every other year. Per the state constitution, regular session cannot last more than 140 days. When the clock strikes midnight on that last day, whatever didn't pass...

Jane is Not a Virgin Podcast: Help! I’m Pregnant!

Jane is Not a Virgin Podcast: Help! I’m Pregnant!

The newest episode of the Jane's Due Process advocacy fellows' podcast -- Jane is Not a Virgin -- is out. This time Anna, HK, and Veronika talk about what it's like to find out you're pregnant while in high school and how they made the decision that abortion was right...

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