Texas Legislators Considered Making Abortion A Death Penalty CrimeTexas lawmakers considered a bill that would allow a woman who undergoes an abortion procedure to possibly be charged with capital murder.
Texas AG Applauds New Trump Policy Creating Abortion Obstacles, Barring Clinic ReferralsThe Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals.
Appeals Court To Review Texas' Attempt To Ban Second-Trimester Abortion ProcedureThe U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit will hear oral argument in an appeal brought by the state of Texas challenging a previous federal district court ruling striking down the state’s ban of the most common method of ending a pregnancy after 15 weeks in Texas.
Texas Abortion Clinics Suing To Undo Old Laws After 2016 WinTexas abortion providers are suing to undo decades-old regulations on doctors and clinics that they say deserve a second look after a landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling.
Mississippi Could Impose Nation's Toughest 15-Week Abortion BanMississippi Gov. Phil Bryant is poised to sign the nation's strictest abortion restrictions into law, and the state's only abortion clinic is preparing an immediate legal challenge.
Study: Texas Abortions Declined As Clinics Got Farther AwayThe number of abortions performed across Texas dropped after a 2013 law forced the closure of clinics in all but the largest cities, and the decline was steeper the farther a woman lived from one of the remaining clinics.
Supreme Court Ruling Imperils Abortion Laws In Many StatesBy striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
OK Governor Vetoes Bill Criminalizing Performing AbortionsIn vetoing the measure, Gov. Fallin said it was vague and would not withstand a legal challenge.
Court Upholds Key Parts Of Texas' Strict Anti-Abortion LawA federal appeals court has upheld key parts of Texas's strict anti-abortion law, likely closing most of the abortion clinics in the nation's second largest state.
Court Fight Over Texas Abortion Law Enters 2nd Day An abortion clinic operator has told a federal court that finding doctors is already difficult and that new requirements would force her to begin closing facilities.
Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Texas Abortion LawAs 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.
Davis Promises Decision On Governor's Race By Labor Day Senator Wendy Davis says she'll make a decision on running for governor by Labor Day. Supporters are encouraging the Fort Worth to make a bid to become Texas' first Democratic governor since 1994.
Perry Signs New Abortion Restrictions Into LawJust minutes ago Governor Rick Perry signed into law a piece of legislation that will make abortions after 20 weeks illegal and essentially will shutter the doors of almost every abortion clinic in Texas.
Pro-Choice Supporters Set To Rally At Dallas City HallHundreds of pro-choice supporters, angered over new abortion restrictions set to become law in Texas, are expected to gather at Dallas City Hall Monday evening.