Wendy Davis: Why Isn’t Texas Addressing Its Staggering Maternal Mortality Rate?

Jul 18, 2017, 11:47 PM

Today, the Texas legislature will begin a 30-day Special Session called by our Governor Greg Abbott. On the agenda are 20 legislative items, most of which take dead aim at the freedom and liberties of everyday Texans. Three of those proposals seek to levy even further attacks on women’s access to reproductive healthcare.

Many people around the country are aware of the battle that was waged in Texas around abortion in 2013 — a battle that went all the way to the U.S.