RGV and Mexican pro-choice activists have been affected by the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn abortion rights. Learn how organizations from both sides of the border had to adapt to a new land space to continue providing their community with the resources they need.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.