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A Year After Filibuster, Davis Says, “We Will Win”

Democrat Wendy Davis celebrated Wednesday night the anniversary of her star-making filibuster over Texas abortion restrictions by rallying supporters.

06/25/2014

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Davis Marks 1 Year Since Abortion Filibuster

Democrats and Wendy Davis are marking the one-year anniversary of her star-making filibuster that delayed passage of new abortion restrictions in Texas.

06/25/2014

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A Year Past Texas Filibuster, Backer Momentum Ebbs

One year after a filibuster attracted national attention and gave them a rare but brief Texas victory, abortion-rights supporters have struggled to recapture momentum in a conservative state where political battles usually don’t go their way.

06/24/2014

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Dallas Abortion Doctors’ Admitting Rights Reinstated

A judge has temporarily reinstated admitting privileges to two abortion providers at a Dallas hospital that had stripped the doctors of those rights.

04/18/2014

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Abortion Doctors Sue To Recover Admitting Rights

Two doctors who perform abortions have sued a Dallas hospital alleging that their admitting privileges were illegally revoked after a court upheld strict new Texas abortion restrictions.

04/17/2014

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Abortion Protestors Target High School Students With Graphic Images

In front of Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, as students head inside, a group of activists stand just steps away trying to teach and preach their message.

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2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas’ New Abortion Law

An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don’t impose an undue burden on women’s health.

04/02/2014

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US Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court has upheld new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of the abortions clinics in Texas.

03/27/2014

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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.

03/20/2014

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Anti-Abortion Voters Seek One Of Their Own

Invoking references to Satan to criticize their opponents, anti-abortion lawmakers on Wednesday on insisted that Republican contenders keep a focus on social issues.

03/13/2014

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Two More Texas Clinics Closing Amid New Abortion Law

Two more Texas abortions clinics are closing because of new restrictions placed on the facilities by the Republican-controlled Legislature.

03/06/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over Texas Abortion Law

A federal appeals court heard arguments Monday on whether the state of Texas can enforce a law that led to the closing of several abortion clinics, a case that ultimately appears bound for the U.S. Supreme Court.

01/06/2014

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