Attorney General Greg Abbott is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to keep the state’s voter ID law in place with early voting starting next week.
Texas abortion clinics that closed under tough new restrictions began reopening Wednesday after winning a reprieve at the U.S. Supreme Court, but the facilities were scheduling women with uncertainty and skeleton staffs.
Supreme Court puts on hold Texas law that would close most of state’s abortion facilities.
Abortion-rights lawyers are predicting “a showdown” at the U.S. Supreme Court after federal appellate judges allowed full implementation of a law that has closed more than 80 percent of Texas’ abortion clinics.
The U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to keep Texas inmate Willie Trottie from the death chamber Wednesday evening for the slayings 21 years ago in Houston of his former common-law wife and her brother.
President Barack Obama is signing executive orders that will give federal workers and contractors who are gay and transgender new protections.
Business owners who don’t want to pay for employee birth control are ending that coverage after the Supreme Court said they could choose on grounds of religious beliefs.
A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
Two Supreme Court appeals and one Federal appeal from Texas death row inmates were all recently denied – moving the condemned one step closer to execution.
The Supreme Court says corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some corporations can hold religious objections that allow them to opt out of the new health law requirement that they cover contraceptives for women.
The Supreme Court says public sector unions can’t collect fees from home health care workers who object to being affiliated with a union.