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.
Planned Parenthood Launches Voter Guides To Show Candidate Records On Reproductive RightsIn an effort to highlight the reproductive rights records of candidates in the upcoming election Planned Parenthood has launched two new voter guides.
Abortion Rights Groups Drop Suit Over Abortion Ordinances In Texas TownsAfter some changes, two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations “criminal organizations”.
New Texas Women's Health Program Has Family Planning FocusOfficials have unveiled an overhauled state-run women's health program providing care to low-income Texans -- including a renewed push for family planning services once offered by Planned Parenthood.
Texas Abortion Law Could Send Women Across Borders Crossing borders is a part of life in El Paso, where people may walk into Mexico to visit family or commute to New Mexico for work. But getting an abortion doesn't require leaving town, but that could soon change.
Planned Parenthood Files Suit Over Texas Abortion LawAs expected, the abortion battle launched in the Texas Legislature with House Bill 2 is now headed to the courts. More than a dozen health care providers filed a federal lawsuit in Austin Friday challenging key provisions of the bill.
Judge Strikes Down Key Provisions Of Sonogram LawA federal judge in Austin has struck down key provisions of Texas' new law requiring a doctor to perform a sonogram before an abortion.