Woman and MEN as a whole need to speak up and take a stand….
After US Senator Wendy Davis successfully filibustered Senate Bill 5, a law that would have made it near impossible for women in Texas to access abortion services, Governor Rick Perry called a new special session to once again discuss the abortion bill. The special session started on Monday, and thousands of Texans lined up in front of the Capitol to raise their voices either in support or against the bill. Senate Bill 1, as its predecessor SB5, would ban abortions after 20 weeks and tighten regulations on abortion clinics to the point where most abortion providers in the state would have to close down – making it near impossible for women to access abortion services in Texas.
I watched people’s testimonies in front of the Texas Senate Committee on Health and Human Services until the early morning hours of Tuesday. Both sides of the debate vigorously defended their position…
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