In May 2021, Lubbock became the 26th city in the nation to pass an enforceable ordinance outlawing abortion within its city limits
The lawsuit accuses the fund of using taxpayer dollars to pay organizations to “aid or abet abortions in violation of Texas law.”
The documentary depicts the group’s fight to increase access to abortion pills in the U.S. following the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
The new ordinance makes the county a “sanctuary for the unborn.”
The grants were given in response to Texas’ Heartbeat Act.
Both resolutions say Phelan has violated Republican Party of Texas principles and legislative priorities.
Councilmembers agreed to allocate $500,000 in taxpayer monies to help fund travel expenses for women seeking abortions.
Texas asserts that until the Supreme Court rules on the issue, a district judge cannot enforce injunction on the state.
The Department of Defense’s latest policy would reimburse service members for abortions in other states.
Mayday Health put up QR codes and posters encouraging women to seek abortion pills.