OK Governor Vetoes Bill Criminalizing Performing AbortionsIn vetoing the measure, Gov. Fallin said it was vague and would not withstand a legal challenge.
Court Upholds Key Parts Of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion LawA federal appeals court has upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law, likely closing most of the abortion clinics in the nation's second largest state.
Court Fight Over Texas Abortion Law Enters 2nd Day An abortion clinic operator has told a federal court that finding doctors is already difficult and that new requirements would force her to begin closing facilities.
Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Texas Abortion LawAs expected, the abortion battle launched in the Texas Legislature with House Bill 2 is now headed to the courts. More than a dozen health care providers filed a federal lawsuit in Austin Friday challenging key provisions of the bill.
Davis Promises Decision On Governor's Race By Labor Day Senator Wendy Davis says she'll make a decision on running for governor by Labor Day. Supporters are encouraging the Fort Worth to make a bid to become Texas' first Democratic governor since 1994.
Perry Signs New Abortion Restrictions Into LawJust minutes ago Governor Rick Perry signed into law a piece of legislation that will make abortions after 20 weeks illegal and essentially will shutter the doors of almost every abortion clinic in Texas.
Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City HallHundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.
Texas Senate Passes Abortion BillRepublicans in the Texas Legislature have passed an omnibus abortion bill that is one of the most restrictive in the nation.
Texas Senate Convenes To Debate Abortion Bill The Texas Senate convened Friday afternoon to begin debate and ultimately vote on a bill to implement some of the nation's toughest abortion restrictions. Vocal demonstrators on both sides of the issue filled the Texas Capitol.
Texas Senate On Track To Pass Tough Abortion Rules This time when the Texas Senate takes up tough new abortion restrictions, the chamber's top Republican is determined not to let anything — or anyone — derail a vote.
Texas Senate Prepares Final Vote On Abortion Bill The Texas Senate was poised to cast a final vote on tough new abortion restrictions after a committee approved the measure Thursday, and top Republicans and Democrats acknowledged there is little to stop it from becoming law this time.
Abortion Debate Leads To Women's Health Funding QuestionsWith the Republican-led Texas legislature expected to pass new restrictions on abortions, Democrats believe the measure will be challenged in court.