Advocates Want U.S. Supreme Court To Block Texas Law Abortion providers on Monday asked the Supreme Court to block a lower federal court ruling that allowed Texas to enforce tough restrictions effectively closing all but seven abortion facilities in America's second most-populous state.
Citing Joan Rivers, Gov. Perry Backs Clinic LawRick Perry cites Joan Rivers' death in defense of controversial Anti-Abortion Law
Texas Abortion Clinic To Reopen After Court Ruling Women in South Texas facing a 200-mile drive for access to legal abortions learned Wednesday that a local clinic shuttered by a sweeping anti-abortion law would reopen.
Texas Abortion Law Could Send Women Across Borders Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town, but that could soon change.
End Of Texas Abortion Clinic Trial Pushed To Next Week A federal judge that will decide whether to block a Texas law that would end abortions at 18 clinics in Texas has pushed closing arguments to next week.
Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year's election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor's race.
Court Reinstates Most Of Texas' New Abortion Rules A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won't be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
No Immediate Decision On Texas Abortion Law Appeal A federal appeals court didn't act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would've allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Texas AG Seeks Quick Ruling On Abortion Law AppealA federal appeals court judge is considering whether to grant an emergency appeal that would allow the state to enforce a law that could shut down a dozen abortion clinics in Texas.
Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges RequirementA federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.
Judge Expected To Rule On Texas Abortion LawA federal judge is expected to rule on the constitutionality of a hotly debated Texas law imposing strict limits on abortion before the measure takes effect Tuesday.
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.
Federal Court Mulling Delay Of Texas Abortion Law The Texas attorney general's office defended strict new state limits on abortion Monday by arguing at a court hearing that they seek to expressly protect "fetal life," not just the safety of women terminating pregnancies.
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.