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.
Supreme Court Ruling Imperils Abortion Laws In Many StatesBy striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
Texas Prosecutor Has Angered Anti-Abortion Groups BeforeThe Houston prosecutor handling the only criminal case to date over stealth video of Planned Parenthood clinics around the U.S. has infuriated anti-abortion activists before.
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion LawTexas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.
Texas Considers More Abortion Limits After Clinic ClosuresTwo years after Texas adopted sweeping abortion restrictions despite Wendy Davis' star-making filibuster, Republicans are pushing a smaller encore of additional limits for new Gov. Greg Abbott to sign within the next month.
Big Week Begins For Texas Laws Over Abortion, Gay MarriageTwo symbols of conservatism in Texas are now on potentially shaky ground: tougher abortion restrictions and prohibitions on gay marriage.
Appeals Court Lets Texas Enforce Anti-Abortion Law A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effectively close all but seven abortion facilities in America's second most-populous state.
A Year Past Texas Filibuster, Backer Momentum Ebbs One year after a filibuster attracted national attention and gave them a rare but brief Texas victory, abortion-rights supporters have struggled to recapture momentum in a conservative state where political battles usually don't go their way.
Next Round In Abortion Battle Starts This WeekPlanned Parenthood wants a judge to stop enforcement of the new abortion restrictions before they come into force Oct. 29.
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.
Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City HallHundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.
Texas House Vote Nears On Abortion RestrictionsAll day, pro-life and pro-choice lawmakers debated House Bill 2. It calls for abortion providers to meet additional requirements and it would ban abortions after 20 weeks.