Judge Presses Government On Abortion Access For ImmigrantA federal judge said Wednesday she doesn't understand why federal officials don't "step aside" and allow a pregnant 17-year-old being held in a Texas facility for unaccompanied immigrant children to get an abortion.
Teen Detained After Crossing Border Illegally Fights To Have AbortionAdvocates for a pregnant 17-year-old girl held in a Texas facility for immigrant children who have crossed the border alone are asking a federal judge to allow her to get an abortion, over the opposition of U.S. and state officials.
Insurance Restrictions For Abortion Head To Gov. AbbottTexas lawmakers have sent Republican Gov. Greg Abbott a bill that would restrict insurance coverage for abortion and makes no exceptions in cases of rape and incest.
Texas Passes Tough Rules On Reporting Abortion ComplicationsThe Texas Legislature has approved requiring physicians and clinics to report complications from abortions performed statewide, and impose fines on those who don't.
Texas House Votes To Restrict Insurance Coverage Of AbortionThe Texas House has given preliminary approval to a bill requiring women to purchase separate insurance policies for coverage of abortions, except during medical emergencies.
Texas Urges Reversal In Planned Parenthood Medicaid CaseKen Paxton is urging a federal appeals court to overturn an order halting the state from cutting Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood.
Bill Further Limiting Abortion Providers Clears Texas SenateCities and counties within Texas would not be allowed to partner with abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood under a bill that was approved by the Republican-controlled state Senate.
Texas Senate Votes To Compile Data On Complications From AbortionsThe Texas Senate has again voted to require hospitals and clinics to report complications from abortions performed statewide, and have health officials produce an annual report compiling that data.
Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court LossPlanned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.
Petitions Oppose Texas Seeking Abortion Provider WaiverPlanned Parenthood delivered more than 16,000 petition signatures opposing Texas asking the federal government to fund a state-run women's health program excluding abortion providers.
Texas Set To Pass New Abortion RestrictionsA sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas Senate Revives Trying To Limit Abortion CoverageTexas lawmakers are reviving efforts to prohibit coverage of abortion by some health insurance plans with just a week left to deliver the bill to Republican Governor Greg Abbott.
Texas Advances New Abortion Limits Despite Court DefeatsThe Texas House voted 96-47 on legislation that bans a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure, known as dilation and evacuation, similar to laws that courts have blocked in Alabama, Oklahoma, Kansas and Louisiana.
Study Says Abortion Pill At Home As Safe As In ClinicMedical abortions that are done at home with online help and pills sent to patients in the mail appear to be just as safe as abortions done at a health clinic, according to a new study.
Report: Texas, Kansas, Lead Nation On Abortion RestrictionsA research group that supports abortion rights says more than half of women of reproductive age live in states with unneeded restrictions on abortion facilities.