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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)

Judge Expected To Rule On Texas Abortion Law

A federal judge is expected to rule on the constitutionality of a hotly debated Texas law imposing strict limits on abortion before the measure takes effect Tuesday.

10/28/2013

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Final Arguments Close Texas Abortion Law Case

A federal judge says he’ll rule on the legality of Texas’ strict new abortion law before it can take effect next week.

10/23/2013

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Final Arguments In Texas Abortion Law Case

A federal judge is scheduled to hear final arguments over whether to stop Texas from enforcing new abortions restrictions.

10/23/2013

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Texas Abortion Law Fight Enters 2nd Day

Federal proceedings to determine the constitutionality of key portions of a sweeping new abortion law in Texas are entering their second and final day on Tuesday.

10/22/2013

The Routh Street Women's Clinic in Dallas is one of many clinics, which will shutter if tougher abortion restrictions are passed. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Next Round In Abortion Battle Starts This Week

Planned Parenthood wants a judge to stop enforcement of the new abortion restrictions before they come into force Oct. 29.

10/20/2013

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Non-Profit Looks To Build Clinics Meeting New Abortion Standards

Three new ambulatory surgical centers could open in major Texas cities this year, in compliance with the new state standards for clinics that provide abortions.

10/09/2013

Sen. Wendy Davis as she filibusters against SB5 on senate floor. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Texas Anti-Abortion Group Ad Targets Wendy Davis

AUSTIN (AP) — An anti-abortion group is launching a bilingual radio advertising campaign in South Texas that refers to Democratic state Sen. Wendy Davis as an “abortion zealot,” as she gears up for her highly […]

10/03/2013

Texas State Sen. Wendy David speaks at the National Press Club on August 5, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Davis Closer To Candidacy Announcement

State Sen. Wendy Davis is getting ready to announce her political plans. The Fort Worth Democrat has an announcement scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Haltom City.

10/02/2013

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Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Texas Abortion Law

As expected, the abortion battle launched in the Texas Legislature with House Bill 2 is now headed to the courts. More than a dozen health care providers filed a federal lawsuit in Austin Friday challenging key provisions of the bill.

CBS 11–09/27/2013

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Groups Sue To Halt Key Parts Of Texas Abortion Law

More than a dozen women’s health providers have filed a federal lawsuit to block key provisions of a new abortion law that threw the Texas Legislature into chaos as it was approved.

09/27/2013

Gov. Rick Perry speaks to the National Right to Life convention at the Hyatt Regency DFW International Airport Hotel June 27, 2013 in Grapevine. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Perry & Abbott Speak At Anti-Abortion Event

Attorney General Greg Abbott is scheduled to address a Texas anti-abortion group’s annual dinner on Friday night, where Gov. Rick Perry is also receiving an award.

09/13/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Fort Worth) leads a rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas state capitol on July 1, 2013. (credit: Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

SMU Political Analyst Says Davis Should Stay Put

State Sen. Wendy Davis has been encouraged by Democrats to run for the Texas Governor’s office in 2014. But SMU political scientist Cal Jillson thinks it would be a bad move.

08/23/2013

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