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.
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.
Conservatives did their best to tack obscure anti-abortion measures onto unrelated legislation. Liberals countered with clumsy delay tactics.
Gov. Rick Perry has signed into law a requirement that doctors conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.
The Texas Senate has given its final approval to a bill requiring doctors to perform a sonogram before performing an abortion.
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.
The Texas House ended debate on the controversial sonogram bill with the author sending it back to committee. The bill is expected to come back for debate Thursday.
The Texas House is expected to vote on a bill that would require doctors to perform a sonogram before providing an abortion.
The Texas Senate hears debate on a bill that would require doctors to conduct a sonogram before performing an abortion.