Ellis County Commissioners Declare County 'Sanctuary City For The Unborn'The commissioners voted 5-0 Tuesday to pass the resolution. The county has no abortion providers.
Up To $350M In Texas Women's Health Funds Restored By Trump AdministrationTexas can receive the money over the next five years while still excluding Planned Parenthood from a state program called Healthy Texas Women.
North Texan Paul Flanigan, Who Tried To Get Abortion For 12-Year-Old He Abused, Sentenced To 50 YearsFlanigan, 37, took the victim, the daughter of a former girlfriend, to Planned Parenthood in Dallas in an attempt to get an abortion in November 2018.
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.
When It Comes To Access, Texas Shows Possible Future If Abortion Bans Take EffectFaced with drives of four hours or more to Fort Worth, Dallas, El Paso or out-of-state clinics, many women traveling from West Texas need at least two days to obtain an abortion.
After Being Blocked Last Year, Texas Again Hopes To Revive Fetal Remains LawThe 5th Circuit Court of Appeals is preparing to hear arguments over a Texas law requiring that health care clinics bury or cremate fetal remains from abortions and miscarriages.
North Texas Town Backs Away From Measure To Be 'Sanctuary City For Unborn'A North Texas city that planned to turn itself into a sanctuary for the unborn is walking back those plans.
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.