Reproductive Justice

The latest reproductive justice news in the Rio Grande Valley.

6 Places in the RGV Fighting for Reproductive Rights

After a slew of restrictive legislation on reproductive rights, several organizations throughout the RGV continue to provide information and resources to those who need it. Take a look at the services they provide and the work they do for our community.

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Reproductive Care In Danger for Texas Teens

Since the overturning of Roe V. Wade, many conservative states, such as Texas, have cracked down on folks’ ability to have autonomy over their sexual health—especially teens.

Repro Rights: Where Are We Now?

This past Sunday, January 22nd, people all over the country marched for what would’ve been Roe v. Wade’s 50th anniversary. Throughout this time, we reflect upon what abortion and reproductive rights mean to us.

When Our Bodies Are Not Our Own, We Fight.

The Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade had immediate implications for our region. However, through fundraising events and protests, local and national organizations, such as Frontera Fund, South Texans for Reproductive Justice (STRJ), and the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice, are continuing the strenuous and ever-important fight for our reproductive rights.

SEVEN MONTHS IN, THIS IS HOW SB8 IS AFFECTING THE RGV

SB8 has been in effect since Sept. 1, which is a six-week abortion ban in Texas. Before the bill, it was difficult to get an abortion in the state but not impossible. After the ban, more and more uncertainty followed those who sought one.

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