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Sophie Novack

Austin, TX
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RT @rosecahalan: How far-right groups took over a refugee community and kept FEMA out after Harvey: a wild feature by @mkerrhardy
Rep. @DonnaHowardTX speaks against #txlege anti-abortion measures last session at Austin #WomensMarch2018. "As a member of the appropriations committee, I can tell you these actions cost us more money. And as a woman, I can tell you that this just pisses me off."
At Austin #WomensMarch2018 outside TX Capitol speakers cite high maternal mortality rate; hold moment of silence for Erica Garner, others who died of pregnancy complications, and without access to safe legal abortion.
TX already tried to ban Planned Parenthood from Medicaid, was blocked in court. But this signals potential CMS approval of TX waiver request to restore fed $ it lost by kicking PP out of women's health program. That'd be a big deal! Background: 
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