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.
Texas AG Applauds New Trump Policy Creating Abortion Obstacles, Barring Clinic ReferralsThe Trump administration on Friday set up new obstacles for women seeking abortions, barring taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from making abortion referrals.
U.S. Supreme Court Blocks Louisiana Abortion Law Similar To Texas' HB2A divided Supreme Court has stopped Louisiana from enforcing new regulations on abortion clinics in that state.
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.
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.
Supreme Court Ruling Imperils Abortion Laws In Many StatesBy striking down tough abortion restrictions in Texas, the U.S. Supreme Court has emboldened abortion-rights activists nationwide and imperiled a range of anti-abortion laws in numerous states.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Abortion RegulationsIn the biggest abortion case in nearly 25 years, the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion regulations which had been widely replicated. The eight justices voted 5-3 in favor of Texas clinics.
Texas Clinics File Supreme Court Appeal Of Abortion LawTexas abortion clinics are asking the Supreme Court to take up a major case about abortion rights in the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign.