“I voted as a woman and as a single mother of three—including one with special needs—who have hope for their future. I voted for them, for their country, for the future.”
We have the right to bodily autonomy, to medical privacy, and to making the day-to-day choices necessary to keep ourselves and our families healthy.
“Although Texas has a strong history of honoring its citizens’ right to make medical decisions with the guidance of their chosen medical care provider without government intrusion, we are seeing an unfortunate trend of policymakers who are generally champions of personal liberties cross lines and take uncharacteristic actions.”
Having compassion for others and taking responsibility for our own health and well-being should be our response to health crises.
I stand with Judge Alex Kim, a Tarrant County hero who has fought to protect the lives and liberties of vulnerable children in Tarrant County.
The case of Texas Child Protective Services against the Pardo family affects us all, and the Texas Legislature is responsible.