July 27, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Central Time

ACS Houston and New Orleans: We’re More Than You Think

Join the ACS Houston Lawyer Chapter, the ACS New Orleans Lawyer Chapter, and Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast for a virtual legal briefing on the current state of reproductive rights in Texas, Louisiana, and the United States. Learn the facts and hear from legal experts about the implications of this historic year for attacks on reproductive health care.


From the Supreme Court taking up a Mississippi abortion case to the recent passage of Texas Senate Bill 8 (SB 8), one of the most extreme abortion bans in the nation, where does Roe v. Wade stand?


Join Planned Parenthood Federation of America counsel Julie Murray for a discussion on how SB 8 -- Texas' so-called "heartbeat bill" that bans abortion at approximately six weeks -- represents a new frontier in the battle for abortion access due to a first-of-its-kind legal provision that allows any private citizen to sue abortion providers and anyone who intends to help a patient access care. Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast leaders will also share what this and other recent legislation means for essential health services offered in Texas and Louisiana.



Julie Murray, Senior Staff Attorney, Public Policy Litigation & Law, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

Katie Beth Gottlieb, General Counsel, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc.

Melaney A. Linton, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast, Inc., President & CEO


RSVP required by Friday, July 23

CLE credit offered in Texas and Louisiana