Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Abortion LawThe lawsuit, filed in federal court in Texas, asks a federal judge to declare that the law is invalid, “to enjoin its enforcement, and to protect the rights that Texas has violated.”
US Justice Department To Sue Over Texas Abortion LawThe US Justice Department is reportedly readying legal action to challenge the recently enacted Texas abortion law -- which is the most restrictive in the country.
Gov. Greg Abbott 'Getting Fire From Both Sides' Following Comments About New Abortion Law And RapeGovernor Greg Abbott's comments on the new fetal heartbeat law received national attention, but perhaps not the reaction he was looking for.
Portland Delays Vote On Resolution Banning Business With Texas Over Abortion LawThe resolution if passed would also bar city employee travel to Texas.
Portland's Planned Ban Over New Texas Abortion Law Could Cost The State $7M A YearThe city of Portland, Oregon’s plan to boycott Texas goods and services over its new abortion law could cost companies in the Lone Star State millions of dollars a year.
Portland Considering Ban On Texas Trade Over Abortion Law“We urge other leaders and elected bodies around the nation to join us in condemning the actions of the Texas state government," the Portland mayor's office said.
Justice Department Will 'Protect' Texans Seeking Abortions, Says US Attorney General Merrick GarlandThe federal law, commonly known as the FACE Act, prohibits physically obstructing or using the threat of force to intimidate or interfere with a person seeking reproductive health services.
Judge Shields Some Texas Abortion Clinics From LawsuitsA judge has temporarily shielded some Texas abortion clinics from being sued by the state’s largest anti-abortion group under a new law banning most abortions.
Lyft, Uber To Cover Legal Fees For Drivers Sued Under Texas Abortion LawThe law gives citizens the right to file civil suits and collect damages against anyone aiding an abortion - including those who transport women to clinics.
Texas' Heartbeat Law Stands After No Action By Supreme Court“This is very exciting for the pro-life movement,” said Ashley Leenerts, a legislative associate for Texas Right to Life.
Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Heartbeat Abortion LawNo woman is protected from the 6 week ban impact - not even a minor whose pregnancy resulted from rape by a family member.
Texas Abortion Clinics Asking US Supreme Court To Block 6-Week BanThe Texas law, signed by Gov. Greg Abbott in May, would ban abortion after a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can be as early as six weeks of pregnancy.
5th Circuit Court Upholds Texas Law Banning Abortion Procedure Used In 2nd Trimester PregnanciesA Texas law outlawing an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester pregnancies was upheld by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.
Texas Law That Makes Abortion Method Used In Second-Trimester Pregnancies Illegal, Upheld By Appeals CourtThe 2017 law in question has never been enforced.
Lawsuit Challenges Texas Law Banning Abortions After 6 WeeksA coalition of abortion providers and advocates filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday challenging a Texas law that would allow private citizens to sue anyone for helping a woman get an abortion.