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What Kind of Emergency Contraception a.k.a. “The Other Pill” is Right For Me?

Understanding specialized pharmaceutical terms and language used by medical professionals is difficult. It can be extra tricky when trying to distinguish the difference between all the types of reproductive pills available today. Do you need a birth control pill, emergency contraception medication, medical abortion, and what exactly is “the abortion pill?” At AWHC, our staff […]

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What Happened to the Abortion Clinics in Killeen, Texas?

  We often get asked: What happened to the abortion clinics in Killeen, TX, and in particular, Killeen Women’s Health Center? The answer is a little complicated, so we thought we’d share the whole story with you on our blog. What Happened? In 2013, the Texas Legislature passed House Bill 2 (HB2), an omnibus abortion […]

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Getting Involved: Paid Sick Days for Austin Workers

Our staff had the pleasure of attending a reproductive justice advocacy training last week hosted by the Lilith Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Texas Freedom Network, Progress Texas and NLIRH RAL TX – “Las Poderosas”. During the two-hour training, we were given the information and tools needed to advocate for paid sick days—a basic workers’ right. […]

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