Texas Abortions Fell Sharply Under Law Supreme Court VoidedAbortions in Texas plummeted about 15 percent during the first year after approval of tough restrictions that the U.S. Supreme Court has since struck down -- a decline that activists say shows how hard it had become to get an abortion in America's second-largest state.
Texas Abortions Drop 15 PercentThe drop comes a year after the state passed tough restrictions on the procedure that the U.S. Supreme Court just struck down.
Supreme Court Ruling Imperils Abortion Laws In Many StatesBy striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
Texas May Not Restore Lost Abortion Clinics Despite SCOTUS RulingTexas lost more than half of its 41 abortion clinics in the three years since former Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed a sweeping anti-abortion law that justices largely dismantled in a 5-3 ruling Monday.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Could Zika Increase Push For Birth Control & Abortion?There is little doubt that Zika is coming to the continental United States, bringing frightening birth defects and, most likely, newly urgent discussions about abortion and contraception.
New Abortion Drug Label Could Undo Texas LawThe FDA has approved a new label for a common abortion-inducing drug that could undo restrictions on medication abortions passed by several states including Texas, Ohio and North Dakota.
Judge Rules Alabama Abortion Restrictions UnconstitutionalThe decision comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether a similar Texas law is constitutional.
Justices Soon Could Hint At Outcome In Texas Abortion CaseThe justices may not decide the high-profile case about regulation of abortion clinics in Texas until late June.
Texas Abortion Debate Returns To Depleted Supreme CourtThe justices are taking up the biggest case on the topic in nearly a quarter century Wednesday, considering whether a Texas law that regulates abortion clinics hampers a woman's constitutional right to obtain an abortion.
Texas Abortion Case Returns To Supreme Court After Loss Of ScaliaThe Supreme Court challenge to a Texas law that has dramatically reduced the number of abortion clinics in the state is the justices' most significant case on the hot-button issue in nearly a quarter-century.
Abortion Returns To Supreme Court Altered By Scalia's DeathOne of this election-year term's biggest cases is being argued Wednesday before a court altered by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.