Psst John, AAF was on break last week—did we miss anything?
Woof. It's been seven whole days since the unprecedented, incredibly cruel bill known as SB8 went into effect in Texas, but my team at AAF is all rested up and limber from our time off and we're ready to burn it all down. Who's with us?
Aside from spiraling into various rages these past several days, I've been absolutely in awe of the incredible abortion providers, funds, and organizers in Texas who have stepped up to face this monster head on. As a board member of the Whole Woman's Health Alliance, I couldn't be prouder of the clinic staff who have shown that they are committed more than ever to providing legal abortion care for their patients.
Texans will fight hard, they always do. But we need to have their backs and stand up loudly, without hesitation or stigma, for abortion. Let's center providers and patients and emphasize the dignity and morality that comes with providing an abortion and choosing to have them.
Here’s what were gonna do for Texas & we’d love you to join us:
STEP ONE: follow and DONATE if you can to Texas organizations on the ground—the abortion funds, the practical support groups, the providers, and the advocates helping patients navigate this bleak new world: