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.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Could Zika Increase Push For Birth Control & Abortion?There is little doubt that Zika is coming to the continental United States, bringing frightening birth defects and, most likely, newly urgent discussions about abortion and contraception.
New Abortion Drug Label Could Undo Texas LawThe FDA has approved a new label for a common abortion-inducing drug that could undo restrictions on medication abortions passed by several states including Texas, Ohio and North Dakota.
Judge Rules Alabama Abortion Restrictions UnconstitutionalThe decision comes as the U.S. Supreme Court considers whether a similar Texas law is constitutional.