Texas Fetal Heartbeat Law Banning Most Abortions In State Now In EffectA Texas law banning most abortions in the state took effect at midnight, and the U.S. Supreme Court has yet to act on an emergency appeal to put it on hold.
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.
Justices Allow Arkansas To Enforce Abortion RestrictionsThe legal fight over the law is not over, but the state is now free to enforce the law at least for the time being.
Texas Abortion Law Teed Up For Supreme Court ReviewAbortion is back before the Supreme Court, and the justices could signal by the end of June whether they are likely to take up the biggest case on the hot-button subject in nearly a quarter-century. SCOTUS is considering an emergency appeal from abortion providers in Texas.
More Texas Planned Parenthood Abortion Clinics Nearing Shut-DownPlanned Parenthood has no immediate plans to build more abortion clinics in Texas. Currently, only eight abortion facilities remain. These clinics -- also in Dallas and Fort Worth -- may remain open if no further court action is taken.
Perry Signs New Abortion Restrictions Into LawJust minutes ago Governor Rick Perry signed into law a piece of legislation that will make abortions after 20 weeks illegal and essentially will shutter the doors of almost every abortion clinic in Texas.
Perry Opens Right To Life Convention In North TexasA number of Republican state politicians have made their way to North Texas today, all to attend and take part in the 43rd annual National Right to Life Convention.
Supreme Court Blocks Texas Abortion Sonogram LawThe law forces women to have a sonogram and hear a description of the fetus before an abortion can be performed.