Texas Senate Votes To Compile Data On Complications From AbortionsThe Texas Senate has again voted to require hospitals and clinics to report complications from abortions performed statewide, and have health officials produce an annual report compiling that data.
Get By Without Planned Parenthood? One Texas Effort StumblesIn pushing a replacement for the ACA that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are out to reassure women that other clinics will step up to provide their low-cost breast exams, contraception and cancer screenings.
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.
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.
Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges RequirementA 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.
Freestanding ERs Can Cost YouThey may look like urgent care centers, but they're not. More and more freestanding E.R.s are being built in suburban neighborhoods across North Texas.
Local Abortion Clinics Plan Next MoveThe Routh Street Women’s Clinic off the North Central Expressway is one of many local abortion clinics, which will shutter if and when HB2 takes effect.
Hundreds Attend Abortion-Rights Rally In DallasA rally organized to condemn a restrictive abortion measure has drawn more than 200 people to downtown Dallas. Planned Parenthood took its Stand With Texas Women campaign to City Hall Plaza Wednesday.
Texas Providers Urge More Women's Health FundingA new coalition of Texas health providers want more funding for women's health programs after the state cut off money to Planned Parenthood and other clinics.