Planned Parenthood vs. Susan G. Komen — the political debate with roots in Texas — has sparked a furious public outcry.Full Story
Cecile Richards is the daughter of former Texas Gov. Ann Richards. Currently, she is the president of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA). She has been a longtime activist for progressive causes.
The first campaign she worked on (along with her mother) was lawyer Sarah Weddington's successful bid to the Texas Legislature in 1972. In 1995, Richards founded ...
Planned Parenthood Federation of America President Cecile Richards, a native Texan and daughter of former Gov. Ann Richards, visited the Capitol on Wednesday to defend funding for womens' health services.Full Story
Grissom on threats to re-entry programs for criminals, Hamilton on the tempest over the direction of UT, E. Smith's interview with Joe Straus, Stiles and Chang's new lobbying app, M. Smith and Weber on where state officeholders send their children to school, Aaronson on allowing new nuclear power plants, Aguilar on how Hispanic Republicans are handling immigration issues, Ramshaw talks abortion with Planned Parennthood's Cecile Richards, Tan and Dehn on tapping the Rainy Day Fund and Galbraith on San Antonio and its water: The best of our best content from March 14 to 18, 2011.Full Story
The president of Planned Parenthood and daughter of the late Democratic Gov. Ann Richards on Republican lawmakers’ efforts to defund her organization, a Texas attorney general’s opinion she says will keep low-income women from preventative care, and how her mother would’ve handled all of this.Full Story