On March 2, 2016, the Supreme Court heard arguments in a case challenging Texas laws that pretend to protect women's health while denying them the right to an abortion. These laws, known as TRAP (Targeted Restrictions on Abortion Providers) laws, force needless medical requirements on free-standing clinics that have, in effect, made the cost of providing abortions or obtaining them prohibitive.
Progressive religious institutions and leaders were among the 45 amici curiae who filed briefs in the case. Click here to find out what they said:
For first-person accounts of what restrictive laws mean to women, click here:
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