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Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas is located in Travis, Williamson, and Hays counties.


During Travis County's 2016 presidential election 27.1% voted Republican, 65.8% voted Democrat, and 7.1% voted for other candidates. In Williamson County's 2016 presidential election 50.9% voted Republican, 41.3% voted Democrat, and 7.8% voted for other candidates. In Hays County's 2016 presidential election 49.6% voted Republican, 46% voted Democrat, and 7.1% voted for other candidates.


During the 2018 Republican Party Primary, voters had the opportunity to vote on proposition #7. This proposition gave voters the chance to voice their opinion if they were "In Favor" or "Against" this following statement: " I believe abortion should be abolished in Texas." In Travis County, out of 38,381 votes, 19,361 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 19,020 voted against the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas. In Williamson County, out of 35,384 votes, 21,768 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 13,616 voted against the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas. In Hays County, out of 11,597 votes, 7,157 voted in favor of the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas and 4,440 voted against the idea of abolishing abortion in the state of Texas.


The population of Austin, Texas is 964,254. 


On September 10th, 2019 the City Council of Austin voted to allocate $150,000 of taxpayer funds to help fund travel, lodging, child-care, and other support for Austin women who are planning on aborting their unborn child. 


In the News


The Austin Chronicle - August 15th, 2019

Council Members To Back Abortion Support Budget Measure: Garza, Casar Plan Support for $100K in Abortion Assistance 

By Mary Tuma


Fortune - August 21st, 2019

Low-Income Austin Residents Could Soon Get Funding for Abortion ‘Logistical Support.’ Here’s What That Means

By Erin Corbett


CRIT-LARGE - September 9th, 2019

Texas City Plans to Dodge Texas' Pro-Life Laws

By Jacob McConnell 


CRIT-LARGE - September 11th, 2019

Austin Approves Abortion Assistance

By Jacob McConnell


LifeNews.Com - September 11th, 2019

Austin, Texas Becomes the First City to Pay Women to Kill Their Babies in Abortion

By  Micaiah Bilger 


The Texan - September 12th, 2019

Austin Makes 'Abortion Logistics' Funding Official As Two More Towns Become 'Sanctuary Cities For the Unborn'

By Daniel Friend


The Center Square - September 16th, 2019

City of Austin Sued Over Using Taxpayer Money to Fund Abortion Access

By Bethany Blankley


Kaiser Health News - September 18th, 2019

As Texas Cracks Down On Abortion, Austin Votes To Help Defray Costs

By Ashley Lopez, KUT


Texas Observer - September 19th, 2019

Some Small Texas Towns Are Declaring Themselves ''Sanctuary Cities for the Unborn'

By Sophie Novack


Washington Post - October 1st, 2019

Antiabortion Law Spreads in East Texas as ‘Sanctuary City for the Unborn’ Movement Expands

By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux 


The Daily Update

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TESTIMONIES

Before the Council: The First Hearing

August 22nd, 2019


The Testimony of Mark Lee Dickson with Right To Life of East Texas before the Austin City Council concerning the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 City Budget that would fund "Abortion Logistics"

Before the Council: The Second Hearing

August 28th, 2019


The Testimony of Emily with New Wave Feminists before the Austin City Council concerning the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 City Budget that would fund "Abortion Logistics"

Before the Council: The Second Hearing

August 28th, 2019


The Testimony of Nicole with Texas Values before the Austin City Council concerning the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 City Budget that would fund "Abortion Logistics"

Before the Council: The Second Hearing

August 28th, 2019


The Testimony of Mary with Texas Values before the Austin City Council concerning the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 City Budget that would fund "Abortion Logistics"

Before the Council: The Second Hearing

August 28th, 2019


The Testimony of Mark Lee Dickson with Right To Life of East Texas before the Austin City Council concerning the proposed amendment to the 2019-2020 City Budget that would fund "Abortion Logistics"