Abortion Law

New Ban On Abortion Coverage Easily Clears Texas SenateMost abortions in Texas could not be covered by insurance purchased through the Affordable Care Act under a bill that has cleared the Republican-controlled Senate.
Appeals Court Considers New Texas Abortion RestrictionsThe constitutionality of a Texas law that could force some women to travel hundreds of miles or cross state lines to get a legal abortion were debated Wednesday before a federal appeals court
Big Week Begins For Texas Laws Over Abortion, Gay MarriageTwo symbols of conservatism in Texas are now on potentially shaky ground: tougher abortion restrictions and prohibitions on gay marriage.
Advocates Want U.S. Supreme Court To Block Texas Law Abortion providers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to block a lower federal court ruling that allowed Texas to enforce tough restrictions effectively closing all but seven abortion facilities in America's second most-populous state.
Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic LawRick Perry cites Joan Rivers' death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law
Texas Abortion Clinic To Reopen After Court Ruling Women in South Texas facing a 200-mile drive for access to legal abortions learned Wednesday that a local clinic shuttered by a sweeping anti-abortion law would reopen.
Texas Abortion Law Could Send Women Across Borders Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town, but that could soon change.
End Of Texas Abortion Clinic Trial Pushed To Next Week A federal judge that will decide whether to block a Texas law that would end abortions at 18 clinics in Texas has pushed closing arguments to next week.
Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year's election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor's race.
Court Reinstates Most Of Texas' New Abortion Rules A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won't be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
No Immediate Decision On Texas Abortion Law Appeal A federal appeals court didn't act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would've allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Texas AG Seeks Quick Ruling On Abortion Law AppealA federal appeals court judge is considering whether to grant an emergency appeal that would allow the state to enforce a law that could shut down a dozen abortion clinics in Texas.
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