Texas' Heartbeat Law Stands After No Action By Supreme Court“This is very exciting for the pro-life movement,” said Ashley Leenerts, a legislative associate for Texas Right to Life.
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.
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.
New Judge To Decide On Removing Life Support For Tinslee LewisA new judge will consider if Cook Children's Medical Center can take a 10-month-old Tinslee Lewis off life support despite her family's opposition.
Cook Children's Hospital Delays Plan To End Life Support For Tinslee LewisCook Children's Hospital in Fort Worth has stopped plans to end life support for 9-month-old Tinslee Lewis.
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.
Controversy Over "Former Fetus" Sign At The State CapitolThe signs delivered to state lawmakers in Austin had a strong message with just two words: Former Fetus. But it wasn't the message that caused a flap, it was the interaction between two Republican lawmakers about where the sign was hung.
Perry & Abbott Speak At Anti-Abortion EventAttorney General Greg Abbott is scheduled to address a Texas anti-abortion group's annual dinner on Friday night, where Gov. Rick Perry is also receiving an award.