If you slept the easy sleep and dreamed the happy dreams of triumphant liberalism last Tuesday night during the Texas legislative battle over SB5 (a package of restrictive anti-abortion provisions), then it’s time to wake the hell up.
We didn’t win shit. We delayed. It was damn good television…er… YouTube, but today the fight continues. Less than 24-hours after Wendy Davis stepped off the floor in her pink sneakers, Governor Rick Perry called a second special session.
Need a recap of where we’ve been and where we’re going? Yeah, so did I. Did a little research and here’s what I learned, summed up for Thought Catalog:
What can you do?
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Buy a Planned Parenthood Action Fund t-shirt, “What Would Tami Taylor Do?”. We can be twinsies!
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