Senate Blocks Anti-Abortion Bill; New Showdown SetSenate Democrats thwarted a Republican effort to ban late-term abortions on Tuesday as GOP leaders strained to avoid a government shutdown in eight days over the dispute — all against a tangled backdrop of presidential politics.
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion LawTexas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.
El Paso Abortion Clinic First To Reopen In TexasAn El Paso clinic shuttered by Texas' tough abortion laws is set to become the first to reopen since the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of key restrictions nearly two months ago.
Video Alleges Planned Parenthood Sells Fetus Parts, Agency Denies ItTexas leaders, including former Governor and Presidential candidate Rick Perry and US Senator Ted Cruz have weighed in on a video that began circulating online Tuesday.
Could Texas Abortion Clinics Reopen?Abortion providers cheered a move by the Supreme Court to temporarily block part of a Texas law that would have closed more than half the state's 19 remaining abortion clinics.
Supreme Court Blocks Texas From Enforcing Some Abortion-Clinic RestrictionsThe Supreme Court is refusing to allow Texas to enforce restrictions that would force 10 abortion clinics to close.
More Texas Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics Nearing Shut-DownPlanned Parenthood has no immediate plans to build more abortion clinics in Texas. Currently, only eight abortion facilities remain. These clinics -- also in Dallas and Fort Worth -- may remain open if no further court action is taken.
Abortion Providers Want Law To Stay On HoldAbortion providers want strict new Texas regulations to remain on hold until the U.S. Supreme Court can review their latest challenge. The request was filed on Wednesday.
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.
Texas Lawmakers Approve New Teen Abortion RestrictionsTexas lawmakers have voted to tighten rules for teenagers seeking to get an abortion without parental consent.
Texas Senate Slogs Through Teen Abortion Restrictions DebateA hotly debated tightening of abortion rules for Texas teenagers - which has already cleared the state House - is slowing activity to a crawl in the Senate, where Democrats are using logistical tactics to stall a vote.
State House Votes To Restrict Teen AbortionsThe Texas House approved a proposal that would tighten restrictions on a process that enables teens to have abortions when they can't get parental consent.