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Texas Abortion Clinics

5 Ways Texas' Draconian Abortion Laws Actively Hurt Women

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.17.2016 | Women

The United States Supreme Court is now considering the fate of Texas' House Bill 2, or HB2, one of the most restrictive abortion laws in this country,...

Samantha Bee Schools Anti-Abortion Lawmaker Who Knows Nothing About Abortion

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 03.02.2016 | Women

Samantha Bee, newly minted late-night host and "Daily Show" alum, blasted a co-author of the Texas anti-abortion bill due to be heard by the U.S. Supr...

Anti-Abortion Strategy Of Focusing On Clinics Came 'Out Of Nowhere'

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 02.28.2016 | Politics

When the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday hears a major abortion case for the first time in nearly a decade, the regulations at issue will not involve ...

The Supreme Court Could Take Its First Abortion Case In 9 Years

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court hasn’t heard an abortion case in nine years. But pro-choice activists are hoping they’ll decide this fall to take ...

Safe And Legal Abortion Access Is Disappearing From Red States

MSNBC | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.19.2015 | Politics

Some mornings, Bhavik Kumar starts his day at 5am and thinks about a life different from the one he began this year. In that other life, the 30-year o...

Report: Abortion Restrictions Led to Longer Wait Times

Texas Tribune | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

Wait times to get an abortion in Texas have grown in some metropolitan areas, a trend that could be felt statewide if the U.S. Supreme Court allows...

Supreme Court To Decide On Hearing Texas Abortion Case

Politico | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

Supreme Court justices will meet behind closed doors Monday to start the process of deciding which cases to take up this term, with all eyes on a chal...

Supreme Court May Review Texas Abortion Law That Wendy Davis Filibustered

The Huffington Post | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.03.2015 | Politics

A national abortion rights group asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to review a pair of restrictions in Texas that would shut down eight abortion cli...

Shadee Ashtari

Anti-Abortion Group Sets Up Headquarters In Shuttered Planned Parenthood Clinic

HuffingtonPost.com | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

The anti-abortion group 40 Days for Life, a Christian nonprofit that works to end abortions worldwide through 40-day prayer campaigns and protests out...

Laura Bassett

Greg Abbott: Abortion Clinic Closures Are Manageable 'Inconvenience' For Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

Texas officials filed a memorandum with the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday in defense of an anti-abortion law that has shut down 80 percent of clinics...

Laura Bassett

Map Shows Abortion Access In Texas Now Only For Wealthy Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics

A series of draconian anti-abortion laws in Texas has closed all but eight of the 44 clinics that operated across the state in 2013. The remaining cli...

Laura Bassett

GOP Chair Dodges Tough Questions About Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Reince Priebus, chairman of the Republican National Committee, tried Sunday to defend the Texas anti-abortion law that shut down 13 clinics this week....

Laura Bassett

Situation In Texas Is 'Urgent' After 13 Abortion Clinics Close Overnight

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Thirteen abortion clinics shut down in Texas overnight after a federal appeals court decided to allow a strict new anti-abortion law to go into effect...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Clinics Receive Last-Minute Reprieve

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 08.29.2014 | Politics

In May of 2013, Texas had 41 licensed abortion clinics to serve its more than 5 million women of reproductive age. On Monday, if a major provision of ...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Rate Drops Dramatically As New Restrictions Take Effect

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Since Texas' sweeping new anti-abortion law went into effect last November, the number of legal abortions performed in the state has dropped 13 percen...

Laura Bassett

The Return Of The Back-Alley Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Across the U.S., laws have forced abortion providers to close. Now, four decades after the Supreme Court upheld a woman's right to choose, pregnant wo...

Laura Bassett

Texas Abortion Law Faces New Legal Challenge

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

Just days after a federal appeals court upheld two parts of a sweeping anti-abortion law in Texas that would force many clinics to shut down, the Cent...

Planned Parenthood To Open New Abortion Clinic As Texas Law Closes Others

Reuters | Posted 05.27.2014 | Politics

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, March 27 (Reuters) - Planned Parenthood will open a $5 million surgical abortion facility in San Antonio i...

Men Against Women

James Moore | Posted 05.07.2014 | Politics
James Moore

As more abortion clinics close in the state of Texas, a retrospective look at the politics that led to this form of oppression points mostly at men. In fact, the five Republican candidates for the most powerful statewide offices in Texas, all of whom are dedicated to increasing abortion restrictions, are male

Laura Bassett

2 More Texas Abortion Clinics Shut Down Because Of New Anti-Abortion Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

Two abortion clinics on Thursday join the growing list of Texas providers shutting down because of restrictions passed by the state legislature last s...

Laura Bassett

Texas Senate Touts Its Women's Health 'Achievements'

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics

As the Texas state Senate held a hearing Thursday to tout its "legislative achievements" in women's health care, women's health advocates sought to re...

What The Amendments To The Texas Abortion Ruling Means For Latinas

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

A federal judge has made amendments to a Texas abortion ruling set into motion earlier this year which would have resulted in the closure of almost 40...

Jennifer Bendery

Texas Dems Ready For Next Round In Abortion Fight

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 07.14.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas -- State Democratic lawmakers put up a fight, but they knew in the end they couldn't stop Republicans from pushing through a controversi...

Flea-Market Abortions Thrive As Texas May Close Clinics

Bloomberg | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

At an open-air flea market outside McAllen, Texas (BEESTX), near the Mexican border, shoppers can buy a goat and get their car windows tinted. Tables ...

Texas Republican Links Rape Kits To Abortions

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

Amid a heated debate over a restrictive anti-abortion bill being pushed by Texas GOP lawmakers, one Republican argued that a proposed exemption for ra...