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Texas Wants to Crowdsource Funding for Untested Rape Kits

When Texas public safety officials revealed in August of 2011 that there was an enormous backlog of untested rape kits, state legislators allocated additional funding to process them. Read More »

Thousands of Texas Women Will Get Free IUDs — Thanks to Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas just received a $2 million donation that will fund long-acting reversible birth control, like intrau Read More »

It's Been a Great Two Days for Reproductive Rights

In a series of three victories for women's reproductive rights, the Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear cases connected to strict state laws that would have made abortions nearly impossible to o Read More »

Jessica Williams Addresses McKinney Incident On "The Daily Show"

"The Daily Show" correspondent and newly launched MAKER Jessica Williams helped Jon Stewart address an incident in McKinney, Texas, that made national news Monday. Read More »