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.
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.