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Mary Tuma

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Mary Tuma previously wrote for the Texas Independent, the American Independent News Network, and San Antonio Current. Her work has appeared in The Progressive, Ms. Magazine, the Huffington Post, Salon, Alternet, and more. Tuma focuses on politics, women's health care, and social justice issues. She holds a bachelor's and master's degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Planned Parenthood Sues Texas Over Anti-Choice Bill SB 8

Health providers hope to strike down second-trimester abortion ban

News Daily, Jul. 20, 2017 1:00 PM

The Damage Done by SB 4

Court records reveal impact of the "show me your papers" bill on immigrant lives

News Feature, Jul. 20, 2017

Lege Lines: Stretching Toward a Sunset

Don't praise the Senate GOP for working quickly to pass what's needed

News Column, Jul. 20, 2017

Boycotting Texas’ Bigotry

News Feature, Jul. 20, 2017

National Law Group Ditches Texas Over Lege’s Anti-LGBTQ Hate

American Assoc. of Law Libraries bans TX because of discrimination

News Daily, Jul. 14, 2017 4:15 PM

Lawmaker Files Bill to Strike SB 4

Ft. Worth representative wants to repeal the anti-immigrant law

News Feature, Jul. 13, 2017

What Happens When Texas Blocks Planned Parenthood? Abortions Rise.

Study: Lege's family planning cuts led to an increase in abortion

News Daily, Jul. 12, 2017 4:53 PM

Sheriff Sally Hernandez Continues to Do "What’s Right"

Besieged by the state GOP, Hernandez shows no sign of backing down from her immigration policies

News Feature, Jul. 6, 2017

Forecasting SB 4’s Future

U.S. Judge Sam Sparks heard arguments in his federal court

News Feature, Jul. 6, 2017

Mackowiak Attacks the Sheriff

New Travis County GOP chairman quickly turns to low-hanging fruit

News Feature, Jun. 29, 2017

SB 4: Texas Cities Get Their Day in Court

Advocates are optimistic following judge's critical line of questioning

News Feature, Jun. 29, 2017

Fallout From the Lege's War on Reproductive Rights

Texas waits on the full impact of legislative cuts

News Feature, Jun. 22, 2017

Adler, Council Members File Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against SB 4

Monday filing contests pending anti-immigration law

News Feature, Jun. 22, 2017

"This Is Austin Bashing on Steroids"

This legislative session, state GOP lawmakers ran an all-out assault on municipal values

News Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

SB 4 on Thin ICE

A ruling in San Antonio spells trouble for state law

News Feature, Jun. 15, 2017

Austin Wages Legal Battle Against SB 4 in Court

Austin filing argues SB 4 violates U.S. Constitution

News Feature, Jun. 8, 2017

Austin Wages Legal Battle Against SB 4 in Court

Austin filing argues SB 4 violates U.S. Constitution

News Daily, Jun. 2, 2017 12:15 PM

Austin to Fed Judge: Dismiss State’s SB 4 Suit

City attorneys question the timing of the state's pre-emptive strike

News Feature, Jun. 1, 2017

Lege Lines: “A Liar and Hateful Man”

Matt Rinaldi calls ICE, threatens to shoot a colleague

News Feature, Jun. 1, 2017

“Cruel” Anti-Abortion SB 8 Sent to Gov’s Desk to Become Law

Expect a court challenge over "unconstitutional" bill

News Daily, May. 26, 2017 4:05 PM

Margaret Moore on ICE

The D.A. wants to work with ICE to ensure victim and criminal witness safety

News Feature, May. 25, 2017

State: Give Us That Medicaid Money We Said We Didn’t Want

Texas lost out on a boatload of money when it declined to expand Medicaid. Now it wants that cash.

News Feature, May. 25, 2017

Activists Nod to The Handmaid's Tale to Protest Anti-Abortion Bills

Pro-choice protest at Capitol channels dystopian fiction

News Daily, May. 23, 2017 3:45 PM

Texas House Advances Anti-Choice Package Bill

SB 8 bans safest type of second trimester abortion

News Daily, May. 19, 2017 9:45 PM

Austin, Texas Cities Promise Legal Fight Against SB 4

City Council to vote on SB 4 lawsuit resolution Thursday

News Feature, May. 18, 2017

Lege Lines: Texas Temper Tantrum

Freedom Caucus wigs out, "chubs," stalls, kills every bill in sight

News Feature, May. 18, 2017

Bill of the Week: A Straight Ticket to Court?

Rep. Ron Simmons wants to end straight-ticket voting

News Feature, May. 18, 2017

Whole Woman’s Health Reopens

Reproductive health provider sees 40 patients on first days back in business

News Feature, May. 18, 2017

Austin, Texas Cities Promise Legal Fight Against SB 4

City Council to vote on SB 4 lawsuit resolution Thursday

News Daily, May. 16, 2017 4:26 PM

On Abortion, Texas Leads in Lying

"Unfounded abortion restrictions often have serious consequences"

News Feature, May. 11, 2017

The Challenge to SB 4

Opponents to "sanctuary cities" bill ready for court battles

News Feature, May. 11, 2017

In Pre-emptive Attack, Texas Files Suit Against Austin Over "Sanctuary Cities"

Paxton asks federal court to find anti-immigrant law constitutional

News Daily, May. 8, 2017 4:20 PM

Abbott Signs "Sanctuary Cities" Bill Into Law

Anti-immigrant bill to take effect on Sept. 1

News Daily, May. 7, 2017 8:50 PM

Lege Lines: Resistance in the “Sanctuary”

Assessing the fallout after SB 4’s passage

News Feature, May. 4, 2017

Protesters Stage Sit-in at Governor's Office to Oppose Sanctuary Cities Bill

Activists won't move until Abbott vetoes "racist" bill

News Daily, May. 1, 2017 2:10 PM

Marathon House Debate Yields “Show Me Your Papers” Sanctuary Cities Bill

Amendment lets cops question detainees' immigration status

News Daily, Apr. 27, 2017 10:25 AM

State Board of Education Evolves

A rare bit of good news out of the SBOE

News Feature, Apr. 27, 2017

Lege Lines: Same Old “Sanctuary”

House version of SB 4? Still terrible.

News Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

Lege Lines: Elsewhere Under the Dome

Rounding up the news left on the chamber floors

News Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

Lege Lines: Bills on the Move

News Feature, Apr. 20, 2017

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