Mississippi Could Impose Nation's Toughest 15-Week Abortion BanMississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation's strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state's only abortion clinic is preparing an immediate legal challenge.
Mississippi Close To Having Most-Restrictive Abortion LawMississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what would be the nation's most restrictive abortion law, making the procedure illegal in most cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Trump Steps To Forefront Of Anti-Abortion MovementHe once called himself "pro-choice." But a year into his presidency, Donald Trump is stepping to the forefront of his administration's efforts to roll back abortion rights.
Texas Senate Revives Trying To Limit Abortion CoverageTexas lawmakers are reviving efforts to prohibit coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans with just a week left to deliver the bill to Republican Governor Greg Abbott.
Report: Texas, Kansas, Lead Nation On Abortion RestrictionsA research group that supports abortion rights says more than half of women of reproductive age live in states with unneeded restrictions on abortion facilities.
Texas House Wants To Use Environmental Funds For Abortion ‘Alternatives'The Texas House has voted to take $20 million from the state's environmental agency and funnel it toward an "Alternative to Abortion" program that counsels low-income, pregnant women.
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.
Bush Daughter To Speak At Planned Parenthood EventFormer President George W. Bush was famously pro-life during his time in office, but one of Bush's twin daughters is set to speak Wednesday at a Planned Parenthood event in Fort Worth.
Arlington Rep. Who Wants To Criminalize Abortion Receiving Death ThreatsDeath threats are pouring in for State Rep. Tony Tinderholt, R-Arlington after his filing of a bill to ban abortions in Texas.
Study: Texas Abortions Declined As Clinics Got Farther AwayThe number of abortions performed across Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the remaining clinics.
Federal Judge Delays Texas Fetal Remains RulesA federal judge on Thursday delayed a hotly debated Texas rule mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains that were set to go into effect within days.
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.