Move To Provide Abortion Access In Texas Ramps Up As Murmur Of New Restrictions Come With Supreme Court ChangesConcerned about possible new Supreme Court restrictions, abortion-rights groups in Texas and across the country are moving to open new health centers that they say will preserve nationwide access to the procedure.
Study: Supreme Court Could Impact Abortion Access In Texas & 14 Other StatesMore than 15 states, including Texas, could see abortion access "profoundly" reduced if the Supreme Court allows the regulation at the center of June Medical Services v. Russo to be implemented.
Abortions In Texas Resume After Governor Abbott's Coronavirus-Related Order Had Effectively Banned ThemAs of Wednesday, abortions in Texas can resume following a legal battle over a governor's order that was interpreted as restricting the procedure to preserve PPE during the coronavirus pandemic.
Setback For Texas Pro-Life Groups After Appeals Court Allows Medication Abortions During PandemicA federal appeals court panel ruled that medication abortions, pills taken to terminate a pregnancy, can be provided in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic.
Whiplash For Abortion Clinics In Texas As COVID-19-Related Cases Bounce From Court To Court
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Expects Abortion Ban Will Reach Supreme CourtTexas Attorney General Ken Paxton said he's committed to defending the state's near-total ban on abortion all the way to the Supreme Court.
Study: Coronavirus Bans In Texas Now Have Abortion Patients Traveling 20 Times FartherThe average patient seeking an abortion in Texas must now travel more than 20 times farther than usual because of the state's temporary ban on the procedure.
AG Paxton Files Brief Enforcing Governor’s Executive Order, Says Some Clinics Still Providing AbortionsDespite an executive order postponing any unnecessary medical procedures, including abortions, the office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says some clinics are still providing them.
Texas Order To Stop All Non-Essential Surgeries Sparks New Abortion FightOrders by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stop all non-essential surgeries in the state during the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a new battle over access to abortions.
ACLU Files Lawsuit To Block Texas 'Sanctuary Cities' From Outlawing AbortionThe American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit against seven Texas towns that have passed local laws banning abortion.
Austin To Be First US City To Fund Abortion Support ServicesAbortion advocates say Texas' capital of Austin has become the first city in the nation to provide funding toward logistical services for abortion access.