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Texas Abortion Clinics

Prospects For Abortion Clinics In Texas Grow Even More Grim

AP | By PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 06.21.2015 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards said Saturday that her organization has no immediate plans to build more abortion ...

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...

Federal Judge Blocks Harsh Texas Abortion Restricitions

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics s...

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 ...

Judge Questions Burden Placed On Nearly 1 Million Women By State's Anti-Abortion Law

AP | Paul J. Weber | Posted 08.14.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New Texas abortion restrictions that would leave nearly 1 million women without any close options to end a pregnancy left a fed...

Abortion Clinics Ask Federal Judge To Stop New Texas Law

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly three-quarters of Texas' abortion facilities would be forced to close by the end of this month if one of the nation's to...

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...

GOP Passes Bill To Close Nearly All Abortion Clinics In Texas

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The Republican-dominated Texas Legislature pushed Monday to enact wide-ranging restrictions that would effectively shut down abo...

Hundreds Protest State's Contentious Abortion Restrictions

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 08.23.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — More than 800 women's rights protesters crowded into the Texas Capitol on Sunday to watch Democrats try a series of parliamentar...

Laura Bassett

New Restrictive Abortion Bill Could Close Most Of State's Clinics

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.21.2013 | Politics

Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) vowed in December to make abortion in Texas "a thing of the past," and Republican state legislators obliged him on Tuesday b...