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Center for Reproductive Rights

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2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas’ New Abortion Law

An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don’t impose an undue burden on women’s health.

04/02/2014

Sonogram image of human fetus. (credit: AP Graphics)

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

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Law Sparks Anger, Resignation

Some pregnant women avert their eyes. Others shed tears or simply tune out the abortion doctors as they describe the fetus and offer them a chance to hear the heartbeat and view the image.

02/18/2012

Sonogram image of human fetus. (credit: AP Graphics)

Judge Says He Can’t Block Texas Sonogram Law

A federal judge in Austin said Monday that he couldn’t block a Texas law requiring women to have a sonogram before having an abortion any longer because an appeals court had ordered it to take effect.

02/06/2012

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Doctors Group Says It Will Appeal Abortion Rules

The Center for Reproductive Rights says it will appeal a federal court opinion that says Texas may require a sonogram before an abortion pending resolution of a court challenge.

01/18/2012