The nurse and activist helped secure the country’s first federal family-planning grant, which became a national model.
'Unplanned,' a new film about Johnson's conversion from Planned Parenthood administrator to anti-abortion crusader, puts her back in the spotlight. But her story still doesn’t add up.
The executive director of Planned Parenthood and daughter of former governor Ann Richards talks with 'Texas Monthly' at SXSW.
That’s definitely not how anyone saw that investigation going.
Stuart Bowen says the inquiry of Planned Parenthood is based, in part, on new evidence from a whistleblower.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has declared that it’ll no longer process reimbursements to the non-profit.
A miniature controversy erupted Wednesday at the state capitol, when a Republican lawmaker covered the name plaque outside his office with a paper sign labeling him as a “Former Fetus.”
The president of Planned Parenthood and daughter of Texas Governor Ann Richards drew forty seconds of sustained applause when she mentioned her late mother.
After several legal twists, a three-judge panel from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ruled that Texas can now block Planned Parenthood from its Women’s Health Program.
The state legislature slashed women's health funding by two thirds last session in an attempt to target Planned Parenthood. Now, a total of sixty clinics have closed, and only twelve of them were run by that organization.
Ron Paul and Cecile Richards were named among the most influential people in the world.
Why did the cash-strapped organization turn down this hefty donation? Maybe because it was offered by controversial author Tucker Max, who has been called a misogynist—and worse.
Texas's senior Senator pushed for Rick Perry and the Obama Administration to work out their differences to ensure the Women’s Health Program can serve low-income women.
Thousands of women angry over cuts to women's health care in Texas expressed their outrage on Rick Perry's Facebook page.
The Dallas-based foundation faced swift criticism after news broke that it had cut off donations to Planned Parenthood.
The confusing legislation and litigation, untangled.
Austin chef Sonya Coté, executive chef of Hillside Farmacy and former chef of East Side Show Room, has been named one of Marie Claire’s “Women on Top,” an award that celebrates women under forty who are creatively reinventing their industries. Coté earned the distinguished honor for her valiant support of
Read this National Magazine Award-winning story about how the Legislature slashed funding for women’s health programs in 2011 and launched an all-out war on Planned Parenthood that has dramatically changed the state’s priorities. The battle continues raging, and the stakes could not be higher.
A combination of steep cuts to women’s health care and an impasse over federal Title X funds threatens to leave some 400,000 low income Texas women without access to cancer screenings and contraceptives.
Plus, Josh Hamilton's first interview since his relapse, El Paso's Komen Race, and George H.W. Bush's hosiery.
But is it enough to calm the waters?
The next several days of Texas House budget debate may be as much about the culture wars as state spending. Pre-filed amendments to the three budget-related bills before the House contain limitations on private school vouchers, funding for Planned Parenthood and directives to higher education to fund centers for traditional
When my sixth-grade “little sister” asked me some tough questions, I had some of my own: How do you talk to teenagers about sex?
All was sweetness and light when Steve Ogden convened the Senate Finance Committee at 9:30 a.m. today — but only because the shouting match over a rider making Planned Parenthood ineligible for women’s health care funds took place earlier behind closed doors. This session, Sen. Bob Deuell is carrying the
An anonymous commenter posted a list of Straus’s votes that did not sit well with social conservatives as a response to my article of Friday night, “Can Straus hold the votes?” I have researched the issues that Anonymous mentioned and will discuss them below. The comment begins: Unfortunately, Rep. Straus