Lubbock Votes To Ban Abortion, Setting Up Likely Legal FightLubbock residents voted Saturday to declare the West Texas city a “sanctuary city for the unborn."
Texas Senate Passes Wave Of Restrictive Abortion BillsLawmakers are looking to make Texas one of the most restrictive states in the country when it comes to women being able to have abortions.
Federal Appeals Court Says Texas Can End Planned Parenthood FundingThe issue is likely to go next to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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.
Federal Appeals Court Blocks Texas Ban On Second-Trimester Abortion ProcedureAbortion rights groups say the procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, is the safest and most common second-trimester procedure.
Planned Parenthood Launches Voter Guides To Show Candidate Records On Reproductive RightsIn an effort to highlight the reproductive rights records of candidates in the upcoming election Planned Parenthood has launched two new voter guides.
Abortion Rights Groups Drop Suit Over Abortion Ordinances In Texas TownsAfter some changes, two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations “criminal organizations”.
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.
Coronavirus In Texas: Court Allows Texas To Ban Most Abortions During PandemicA federal appeals court has sided with Texas and allowed the state to ban most abortions while under an emergency order limiting non-essential surgeries during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus OutbreakJudge Lee Yeakel wrote in the nine-page court filing that Texas's directive to ban the procedure would cause patients to "suffer serious and irreparable harm."