Texas City Bans Abortion Declaring Itself 'Sanctuary City For The Unborn'The vote Tuesday by the Waskom City Council means the city along the Louisiana border is "standing for life," according to Right to Life East Texas.
Rifts Widen In Arguments Over State Abortion Laws And Rape And IncestEven as the anti-abortion movement celebrates the sweeping bans passed in several states, it's divided by a widening rift over whether those prohibitions should apply to victims of rape and incest.
Texas AG Ken Paxton's Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned ParenthoodOn behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.
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.
With Conservative Supreme Court, Abortion Foes Promote Tough State BansEmboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure.
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.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law Similar To Texas' HB2A divided Supreme Court has stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in that state.
State Agency Panel Set To Rule On South Bend Abortion ClinicJudge Clare Deitchman recommended in September that Texas-based Whole Woman's Health Alliance be granted the license.
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.
Dallas' Dueling Abortion Billboards: What Happened Next?In Dallas, it was the billboard battle about abortion in the black community that became national news.
Chaos Marks Start Of Kavanaugh Confirmation HearingOpposition to and support for President Donald Trump's nominee reflected the political stakes for both parties just two months before congressional elections.
Appeals Court Rules Against Alabama Abortion RestrictionRandall Marshall, executive director of the ACLU of Alabama, said the ruling means Alabama politicians can't put an "ideological agenda" over a woman's heath and decision-making.
Justice Kennedy Retiring, Giving Trump Major High Court PickThe 81-year-old Kennedy, often a voice of moderation over three decades on the court, provided the key vote on such closely divided issues as affirmative action, guns, campaign finance and voting rights in addition to same-sex marriage and the right to abortion.
Justices Allow Arkansas To Enforce Abortion RestrictionsThe legal fight over the law is not over, but the state is now free to enforce the law at least for the time being.
Democrats Running For Governor Make Case For Challenging AbbottOne of the most contentious issues between Lupe Valdez and Andrew White is their views on abortion.