Texas Legislators Considered Making Abortion A Death Penalty CrimeTexas lawmakers considered a bill that would allow a woman who undergoes an abortion procedure to possibly be charged with capital murder.
With Conservative Supreme Court, Abortion Foes Promote Tough State BansEmboldened by the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, anti-abortion lawmakers and activists in numerous states are pushing near-total bans on the procedure.
Dallas' Dueling Abortion Billboards: What Happened Next?In Dallas, it was the billboard battle about abortion in the black community that became national news.
Appeals Court Rules Against Alabama Abortion RestrictionRandall Marshall, executive director of the ACLU of Alabama, said the ruling means Alabama politicians can't put an "ideological agenda" over a woman's heath and decision-making.
Mississippi Close To Having Most-Restrictive Abortion LawMississippi lawmakers on Thursday passed what would be the nation's most restrictive abortion law, making the procedure illegal in most cases after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
Texas House Ethics Chair Probes Anti-Abortion Group ContractThe head of the Texas House ethics committee says she wants answers about an anti-abortion group that received $1.6 million to bolster women's health clinics.
McCorvey, Who Was At Center Of Roe V. Wade, Dead At 69Norma McCorvey, whose legal challenge under the pseudonym "Jane Roe" led to the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision that legalized abortion but who later became an outspoken opponent of the procedure, died Saturday. She was 69.
Federal Judge Again Blocks Texas Fetal Remains RulesA federal judge has again blocked Texas rules mandating burial or cremation of fetal remains, in a victory for abortion-rights groups.
Anti-Abortion Groups Hold Triumphant Rally After Obama YearsThe politically ascendant anti-abortion movement gathered Friday for a triumphant rally on the National Mall, rejoicing at the end of an eight-year presidency that participants said was dismissive of their views.
Rule Requiring Burial Of Fetal Remains Takes Effect In 3 WeeksIn Texas, despite the recent rebuff by the Supreme Court, new restrictions are in the offing. One new rule — requiring the cremation or burial of fetal remains — is scheduled to take effect in three weeks.
El Paso Abortion Clinic First To Reopen In TexasAn El Paso clinic shuttered by Texas' tough abortion laws is set to become the first to reopen since the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of key restrictions nearly two months ago.
Roe V. Wade Impact Still Felt Far Beyond Dallas, StateForty years ago today the United States Supreme Court ruled on arguably the higest-profile case ever to come out of Dallas County. Jane Roe, et al. v. Henry Wade, District Attorney of Dallas County - more commonly known as Roe v. Wade.