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Rick Perry Sonogram Bill

Jason Cherkis

Wendy Davis Reflects On Filibuster And The Coming Special Session Abortion Fight | Jason Cherkis | Posted 07.01.2013 | Politics

After Texas state Sen. Wendy Davis' 11-hour filibuster helped defeat a controversial anti-abortion bill aimed at severely cutting access to abortion s...

Perry: I'm Against It

Robert Walker | Posted 10.16.2011 | Politics
Robert Walker

Fortunately for all those who crave political consistency above all else, Gov. Perry's latest about face brings him solidly in line with the religious right on any issue relating to reproductive health and rights. Aren't you glad that's clear?

Laura Bassett

Abortion Rights Group Takes Texas Sonogram Law To Court | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.31.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Center for Reproductive Rights filed an injunction on Friday against a new Texas law that prevents a woman from getting an abortion ...

A Look At Rick Perry's Legislative Scorecard And 'Emergency'-Designated Items

Posted 07.31.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry, who last week said he is weighing a bid for the 2012 Republican nomination for president, designa...

Laura Bassett

Texas Governor Signs Mandatory Sonogram Bill, Pro-Choice Group Retaliates | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Gov. Rick Perry signed a bill on Tuesday that would force Texas women to undergo an ultrasound, hear a detailed description of the fetus an...

Abortion Rights Group Prepares Legal Challenge To New Controversial Texas Law

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram | Anna M. Tinsley | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

As Gov. Rick Perry touted Texas' new law that requires women seeking abortions to have a sonogram, a national abortion-rights group worked to prepare ...

New Texas Law Mandates Sonograms Before Abortion

Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry Thursday signed into law a measure requiring women seeking an abortion in the state to first get a...

Texas Lawmakers Pass Controversial Anti-Abortion Bill

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas lawmakers have passed legislation requiring doctors to perform a sonogram before conducting an abortion. The legislation re...

Controversial Abortion Bill Poised To Become Law In Texas

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

AUSTIN, Tex (Reuters) - Women seeking an abortion would have to first get an ultrasound under a measure approved on Thursday by the Texas House of Rep...