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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.

10/06/2014

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Tough Texas Abortion Law May Head To Supreme Court

Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.

10/03/2014

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Fewer Texas Abortion Providers After Ruling

Women seeking legal abortions in Texas starting Friday will have fewer options in big cities after a federal appeals court allowed the state to enforce tough clinic laws.

10/03/2014

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Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America’s second most-populous state.

10/02/2014

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Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic Law

Rick Perry cites Joan Rivers’ death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law

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Parents Protest Anti-Abortion Demonstrator Near School

Teens at Little Elm High School see disturbing images everyday as they walk into class and parents are fighting back.

09/15/2014

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Texas Asks Court To Allow Closure Of Most Clinics

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions heard arguments Friday about an even tougher part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics.

09/12/2014

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Wendy Davis Reveals Abortion In Campaign Memoir

Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s, including one where the fetus had developed a severe brain abnormality.

09/06/2014

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Abortion Provider Soon To Reopen On Texas Border

An abortion provider says the Rio Grande Valley this week will again have an abortion clinic for the first time in six months.

09/03/2014

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Federal Judge Halts Key Part Of Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge has thrown out new abortion restrictions that would have banned the procedure at most Texas facilities where women can legally end a pregnancy.

08/29/2014

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Judge Questions Burdens For Texas Abortion Access

New Texas abortion restrictions that would leave nearly 1 million women without any close options to end a pregnancy left a federal judge Wednesday signaling unease with the long drives the law would cause some abortion-seekers.

08/13/2014

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Abortion Clinics Anxious For Ruling In Texas Trial

Abortion providers want U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel to block new rules they say would stop abortions at more than a dozen clinics in Texas starting Sept. 1.

08/13/2014

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