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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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Federal Court Reviews Texas Abortion Law

A three-judge panel with a federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to review a Texas law on Monday that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state.

01/06/2014

A physician poses with a stethoscope. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Abortion Clinic Receives Doctor’s Privileges

Court documents show that doctors at the Abortion Advantage clinic in Dallas recently have received hospital admitting privileges allowing them to continue providing abortions.

01/03/2014

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow

Supreme Court Lets Texas Abortion Law Stay

A new abortion law will stay in effect in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to intervene. Liberal justices wanted to block the law until the appeals process was finished.

11/20/2013

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Restrictions

On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced it refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions.

11/19/2013

The abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured. (credit: Phil Walter/Getty Images)

High Court Ends Okla. Bid To Limit Drug Abortions

The Supreme Court will not review an Oklahoma court ruling that struck down a state law limiting drug-induced abortions.

11/04/2013

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Planned Parenthood Wants Supreme Court To Block New Texas Abortion Laws

Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.

11/04/2013

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Abortion Clinics Start Closing Across Texas

Planned Parenthood will close a dozen clinics on Friday after a federal appeals court reinstated most of the state’s controversial new abortion law.

11/01/2013

Fort Worth rally against abortion bill (credit: CBS 11 News)

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.

10/29/2013

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Texas AG Seeks Quick Ruling On Abortion Law Appeal

A 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.

10/29/2013

People rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. This is first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges Requirement

A federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.

CBS 11–10/28/2013

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Parts Of New Texas Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that new abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and should not take effect as planned on Tuesday.

10/28/2013

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