Planned Parenthood Eyes Texas Political Race The advocacy arm of Planned Parenthood launched a new political action fund Thursday to influence this year's election in Texas, hoping to build on its success shaping the Virginia governor's race.
Court Reinstates Most Of Texas' New Abortion Rules A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas' tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won't be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.
No Immediate Decision On Texas Abortion Law Appeal A federal appeals court didn't act on an emergency motion Tuesday that would've allowed some new abortion restrictions to take effect in Texas, the latest step in a lengthy battle activists on both sides predicted would end up before the U.S. Supreme Court.
Texas Abortion Clinics Struggle To Meet Hospital Privileges RequirementA federal court has ruled a key portion of the new abortion law set to take effect Tuesday is unconstitutional. A provision in the new law, passed by the state legislature, would have required doctors to have admitting privileges at a hospital within 30 miles.