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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

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Court Reviews Hobby Lobby Birth Control Case

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to look at a controversial topic on Tuesday. The debate is over employers offering health insurance that covers the cost of birth control.

03/25/2014

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Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race

The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year’s election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor’s race.

03/20/2014

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State Senate Panel Checks Women’s Programs

The Texas Senate Health and Human Services Committee is checking in on women’s health programs as activists prepare to protest the exclusion of Planned Parenthood.

02/20/2014

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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

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Federal Court Reviews Texas Abortion Law

A three-judge panel with a federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to review a Texas law on Monday that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state.

01/06/2014

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Planned Parenthood Wants Supreme Court To Block New Texas Abortion Laws

Planned Parenthood asked the Supreme Court Monday to place Texas’ new abortion restrictions on hold.

11/04/2013

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Abortion Clinics Start Closing Across Texas

Planned Parenthood will close a dozen clinics on Friday after a federal appeals court reinstated most of the state’s controversial new abortion law.

11/01/2013

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Court Reinstates Most Of Texas’ New Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.

10/31/2013

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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.

10/29/2013

People rally in support of Texas women's right to reproductive decisions at the Texas State capitol on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. This is first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended.  (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges Requirement

A 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.

CBS 11–10/28/2013

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Parts Of New Texas Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional

A federal judge has ruled that new abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and should not take effect as planned on Tuesday.

10/28/2013

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