Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains Takes Effect In 3 WeeksIn Texas, despite the recent rebuff by the Supreme Court, new restrictions are in the offing. One new rule — requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains — is scheduled to take effect in three weeks.
U.S. Abortion Rate Falls To Lowest Level In DecadesThe number and rate of abortions tallied by federal authorities have fallen to their lowest level in decades, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday.
New Restrictions On Abortion Proposed In TexasThe issue is one of Lt. Governor Dan Patrick's top ten legislative priorities for the upcoming session that begins at the State Capitol on January 10.
Texas Priest Uses Aborted Fetus As Prop To Appeal For Trump VotesPavone is a priest in the Amarillo, Texas, Archdiocese, and is a well-known and long-time vocal opponent of abortion. His aggressive work on the topic has gotten him in trouble with the diocese previously.
Democrats Seek Repeal Of Ban On Federal Funding Of AbortionThe law that bans federal funding for Medicaid coverage of most abortions is now in the spotlight some 40 years after it was passed by Congress, emerging as an election issue in the national debate.
Texas Women's Health Program Adds Abortion Opponent's GroupA revamped women's health program in Texas that ousted Planned Parenthood is giving a $1.6 million state contract to the nonprofit of an anti-abortion activist, who state officials said Wednesday submitted a "robust" proposal for helping low-income women in rural areas.
Texas' Revised Abortion Booklet Criticized As InaccurateThe latest version of a booklet that Texas produces for women considering an abortion suggests medical connections between terminating pregnancies and heightened risks of breast cancer and depression
New Texas Women's Health Program Has Family Planning FocusOfficials have unveiled an overhauled state-run women's health program providing care to low-income Texans -- including a renewed push for family planning services once offered by Planned Parenthood.
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.

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