Groups on Both Sides of Abortion Debate Gain Visibility

After a legislative debate over an omnibus abortion bill that featured a nationally watched filibuster and hearings packed with passionate testimony, Texas organizations on both sides of the issue say they have experienced a boost in profile as well as donations.

Representatives from Planned Parenthood’s state branch, NARAL Pro-Choice Texas, Whole Woman’s Health and the Texas Alliance for Life all said their organizations had experienced hikes in donations since state Sen. Wendy Davis’ filibuster at the end of the first special session. Representatives for Texans for Life and Texas Right to Life said they did not readily have information ...

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