Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn’t require leaving town, but that could soon change.
As expected, the abortion battle launched in the Texas Legislature with House Bill 2 is now headed to the courts. More than a dozen health care providers filed a federal lawsuit in Austin Friday challenging key provisions of the bill.
A federal judge in Austin has struck down key provisions of Texas’ new law requiring a doctor to perform a sonogram before an abortion.