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Sonogram image of human fetus. (credit: AP Graphics)

Court Clears Immediate Enforcement Of Abortion Law

A federal appeals court cleared the way Friday for the immediate enforcement of a new abortion law in Texas requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before the procedure.

01/13/2012

Sonogram image of human fetus. (credit: AP Graphics)

Sonograms Still To Be Required Prior To Abortions

A new law aimed at reducing the number of abortions in Texas is set to go into effect this fall, even though some of the toughest provisions of the measure will likely be tied up in litigation for months.

08/31/2011

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Judge Weighs Injunction Against State Abortion Sonogram Law

A federal judge will hear arguments Wednesday on whether to stop Texas from enforcing a new law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.

07/06/2011

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Group Asks Judge To Block Texas Sonogram Law

A reproductive rights group wants a federal judge in Texas to block a new state law requiring doctors to conduct a sonogram before an abortion.

07/01/2011

A doctor conducts an ultrasound scan. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Perry Has Formal Signing Ceremony For Sonogram Abortion Requirement

Governor Rick Perry celebrated the passage of a law that requires doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion with a formal signing ceremony.

05/24/2011

A doctor makes an ultrasound scan of a woman's abdomen. (credit: Manoocher Deghati/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Abortion Sonogram Bill’ Passes In Texas House

A measure requiring women in Texas to get a sonogram before ending a pregnancy has passed the House. The measure was adopted tentatively last week and Monday’s 107-42 vote was largely procedural.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2011

A woman takes a photo of the Texas Senate chamber during the 82nd Legislative session. (credit: Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

House Approves Sonogram Bill After Hours Of Debate

The Texas House has given tentative approval to a bill requiring sonograms before abortions.

03/03/2011