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Texas Abortion Restrictions

Appeals Court Hearing Challenge To Texas Abortion Restrictions

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Texas abortion rights advocates will be in a U.S. appeals court this week to challenge s...

Women: Turn Out Before Your Rights Are Turned Back

Martha Burk | Posted 12.30.2014 | Politics
Martha Burk

Females are the majority of voters, and they're a super-majority when they're joined by men who care about them. Women can control any election, and we'd better make it happen. If not, super-conservative legislative majorities will control our most private decisions.

Abortion Rights Groups Ask SCOTUS To Halt Texas Restrictions

Reuters | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Oct 6 (Reuters) - Abortion rights groups filed an application with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ...

Appeals Court Allows Texas To Enforce Harsh Abortion Restrictions

AP | PAUL J. WEBER | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court Thursday allowed Texas to immediately begin enforcing tough new abortion restrictions that will effecti...

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Tough Texas Abortion Restrictions

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld Texas' tough new abortion restrictions that shuttered many of the abortions clinics ...

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Restrictions

AP | MARK SHERMAN | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led m...

Strict Abortion Law Leaves Women With Few Options

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN | Posted 11.01.2013 | Politics

HARLINGEN, Texas -- HARLINGEN, Texas (AP) — In a Texas abortion clinic, about a dozen women waited Friday to see the doctor, already aware that they...

Texas AG Files Emergency Appeal Of Ruling Against Abortion Restrictions

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 12.29.2013 | Politics

LUBBOCK, Texas — LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — The only abortion clinic in a 300-mile swath of West Texas can resume taking appointments after a feder...

Judge Declares Texas Abortion Restrictions Unconstitutional

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — New abortion restrictions passed by the Texas Legislature are unconstitutional and will not take effect a...

Texas Lawmakers Returning For Big Fight

AP | CHRIS TOMLINSON and JIM VERTUNO | Posted 08.31.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — State troopers lined the halls of the Texas Capitol, and 5,000 protesters rallied outside against proposed abortion legislation,...