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Hospital Will Not Charge Husband Of Brain Dead, Pregnant Woman

The husband who fought for weeks to take his brain dead pregnant wife off life support will not be responsible for the bills incurred during her stay at JPS Hospital in Fort Worth.

03/14/2014

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Munoz Life-Support Decision Could Lead To Change In Law

Marlise Munoz died after being taken off life support. After months of waiting her family is finally ready to give Marlise a proper burial, but getting to this point meant taking JPS Hospital in Fort Worth to court.

CBSDFW.COM–01/27/2014

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Ruling To End Life Support Of Pregnant Dead Woman Stands, For Now

One North Texas family prepares to go into the weekend with a decided court victory. Friday afternoon a judge ordered that Marlise Munoz, a brain-dead hospital patient who is pregnant, be removed from life support.

CBSDFW.COM–01/24/2014

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Attorneys: Brain-Dead Texas Woman’s Fetus ‘Abnormal’

The pregnant, brain-dead North Texas woman being kept on life support over her family’s protests is carrying a fetus that is “distinctly abnormal,” attorneys for the woman’s husband said Wednesday.

01/22/2014

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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Dead Fetus Found In Hospital Public Bathroom

Police were called to Baylor University Medical Center’s emergency room, after a dead fetus was found in one of the public restrooms.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Local Abortion Clinics Plan Next Move

The 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.

07/18/2013

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Study Confirms Flu Vaccine Safe During Pregnancy

A large study offers reassuring news for pregnant women: It’s safe to get a flu shot. The research found no evidence that the vaccine increases the risk of losing a fetus, and may prevent some deaths

01/16/2013

Republican Presidential hopeful and Texas Governor Rick Perry speaks at a function. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Gov. Perry Wants Abortion Banned After 20 Weeks

Governor Rick Perry threw his support Tuesday behind legislation that would ban abortion in Texas after 20 weeks, the point at which he and other anti-abortion activists say a fetus can feel pain.

12/11/2012

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

Appeals Court: No Rehearing On Texas Sonogram Rule

A federal appeals court has denied a request to reconsider a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that requires doctors to perform a sonogram before an abortion.

02/10/2012

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

Judge Weighs Injunction Against State Abortion Sonogram Law

A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday on whether to stop Texas from enforcing a new law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.

07/06/2011

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

Group Asks Judge To Block Texas Sonogram Law

A reproductive rights group wants a federal judge in Texas to block a new state law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before an abortion.

07/01/2011

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