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.
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.
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.
AG Paxton Files Brief Enforcing Governor’s Executive Order, Says Some Clinics Still Providing AbortionsDespite an executive order postponing any unnecessary medical procedures, including abortions, the office of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton says some clinics are still providing them.
Texas Order To Stop All Non-Essential Surgeries Sparks New Abortion FightOrders by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to stop all non-essential surgeries in the state during the coronavirus pandemic has unleashed a new battle over access to abortions.
Appeals Court Hears Texas Planned Parenthood Funding CaseThe issue of if and how states can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will once again be before a federal appeals court.
Get By Without Planned Parenthood? One Texas Effort StumblesIn pushing a replacement for the ACA that cuts off funds for Planned Parenthood, Republicans are out to reassure women that other clinics will step up to provide their low-cost breast exams, contraception and cancer screenings.
Judge: Planned Parenthood Videos In Medicaid Fight 'Baloney'A federal judge deciding whether Texas can oust Planned Parenthood from the state's Medicaid program says rehashing secretly recorded videos from 2015 amounts to "baloney."
Activist Behind Planned Parenthood Video SurrendersAn anti-abortion activist who was indicted last month for making undercover videos that claimed Planned Parenthood illegally sold fetal tissue for profit surrendered Thursday to authorities in Texas.
Texas Prosecutor Has Angered Anti-Abortion Groups BeforeThe Houston prosecutor handling the only criminal case to date over stealth video of Planned Parenthood clinics around the U.S. has infuriated anti-abortion activists before.
Planned Parenthood: Texas Extends Clinic Subpoena DeadlinePlanned Parenthood says at least one Texas clinic is getting more time to answer a subpoena from state health investigators that seeks hundreds of pages of staff and patient records.