Apr 05, 2017

Refinery 29

Want More From Your Politicians? Demand It, Says Wendy Davis — Or Run Yourself

Before Elizabeth Warren persisted, Wendy Davis would not yield. The former Texas lawmaker, who became a household name back in 2013 when she filibustered a bill in the Austin Senate that would have placed draconian limitations on abortion access, may have stepped away from political office for the moment — but that doesn’t mean she’s given up the mic. Last year, Davis launched Deeds Not Words, a platform that advocates for, well, pretty much exactly what it sounds like.