Laila Khalili

Texas Right to Life Blasts Local Brewery for Renting Space to Pro-Choice Group

Texas Right to Life Blasts Local Brewery for Renting Space to Pro-Choice Group

By Laila Khalili Over the last week, comments have been flooding the…

Fitzgerald’s and Local Bands Put on Concert for a Cause

Fitzgerald’s and Local Bands Put on Concert for a Cause

by Laila Khalili On Saturday night, Fitzgerald’s will host the third concert…

Marlise’s Law – Respecting Pregnant Texans

Marlise’s Law - Respecting Pregnant Texans

What should have been an immensely private and personal moment for our family was used as a political debate. The doctors weren’t practicing medicine, they were practicing politics.…

International Women’s Day–Make it Happen, Houston

International Women’s Day-Make it Happen, Houston

“The story of women’s struggle for equality belongs to no single feminist…

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

Coalition Unveils Campaign for Reproductive Health in Texas

The “Trust. Respect. Access.” campaign promotes policies that would restore trust in Texans to make their own reproductive health care choices, respect for physicians’ medical and ethical judgments about the needs of their patients, and access to safe, timely abortion care.…

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Moving Forward- Houston Still Needs a HERO

Though the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) was considered a sign of progress by many communities, it has triggered aggressive attacks from a coalition of conservative religious leaders.…

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Remembering the Three Victims in the #ChapelHillShooting

Deah, Yusor, and Razan touched many lives, and they should be remembered for all they did while they were here.…

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Anti-Muslim Protests at Texas Capitol

Texas is home to over 26 million people from myriad backgrounds, and our elected officials have a duty to meet with them regardless of their religion, race, or national origin.…

42 Years Since Roe, Rights Still Under Attack

by Laila Khalili “We are closer than ever to the dark days…

ICYMI – Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

ICYMI - Five Awesome Moments from the State of the Union Address

In case you missed it… by Laila Khalili   When President Obama…

New Year, Same Fight For Reproductive Rights

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans is set to hear oral arguments today from the Center for Reproductive Rights, representing Texas abortion providers, and the Texas attorney general’s office, regarding a 2013 omnibus anti-abortion bill known as HB2. …