After Texas stopped funding Planned Parenthood, low-income women had more babies

Instead of paying for safe and reliable contraceptives, Texas footed the bill for an almost 30% increase in indigent child birth claims.  During the study period, in counties with Planned Parenthood affiliates, the rate of childbirth covered by Medicaid increased by 1.9 percentage points (a relative increase of 27.1% from baseline) within 18 months after…


Summer STEM Camps Available for Dallas Students

Dallas chosen as pilot site to expand STEM education to East Dallas, Pleasant Grove By NANETTE LIGHT Dallas Morning News Ben Torres/Special Contributor Published: 30 July 2015 12:07 PM Updated: 30 July 2015 12:07 PM Veronica Mendoza held up a shard of glass, the fluorescent classroom light catching the glimmer of sugar crystals. “See them sparkle?”…


Actress Diane Guerrero’s Parents Deported

Actress Diane Guerrero, Whose Family Was Deported, Honors DREAMers’ Moms by GRISELDA NEVAREZ and NBC NEWS published April 15, 2015 [photo:  Diane Guerrero arrives at the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in January.  Richard Shotwell/Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP] “Brave” and “inspiring” is how 28-year-old actress Diane Guerrero described a group of mothers who have come out…

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