The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily blocked two major components of Texas’ omnibus abortion law that would have forced all but nine abortion clinics in the state to close.
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In an opinion largely upholding Texas’ strict 2013 abortion law, a three-judge panel has upheld provisions expected to lead to the closure of all but eight abortion clinics in Texas, forcing some women to travel hundreds of miles to the nearest facility.
When the final part of Texas’ abortion goes into effect on Sept. 1, Texas is likely to have only six clinics left—down from 44 in 2011.
Observer associate editor Forrest Wilder tells us everything we’d possibly want to know about Prop 6, which some claim is a solution to Texas’ water woes.
The increasingly heated atmosphere of Texas politics finds key players, including gubernatorial hopeful Greg Abbott and HB 2 filibusterer Sen. Wendy Davis, taking to social media more intensely than ever.
To no one’s surprise, the Texas House had tentatively approved the most restrictive anti-abortion bill ever to be debated beneath the Capitol dome.