A third of Texas’ abortion clinics have now closed due to HB 2, including remaining clinics in the Rio Grande Valley and East Texas. Proponents of abortion rights in Texas predict dire health consequences from the closures.
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On Thursday, a Senate committee hearing provided an opportunity for Republicans Senators and pro-choice activists to spar over women’s health.
Even as the religious right has slipped into a state of unplanned obsolescence on gay rights, marijuana legalization and other culture-war issues, it’s doing better than ever on the abortion front.
In the wake of the Fifth Circuit’s ruling on Texas’ anti-abortion bill, volunteer abortion fund providers are scrambling to help their clients.
In a last-minute ruling today, a federal judge blocked portions of House Bill 2, the contentious anti-abortion bill—a partial victory for abortion-rights groups.
Today in federal court, a coalition of reproductive rights organizations filed a legal challenge to House Bill 2, the controversial anti-abortion bill passed by the Texas Legislature this summer.
Lost in the dramatic events of Friday’s showdown over the anti-abortion bill was a remarkable speech by Sen. Dan Patrick, a full-throated declaration of God’s wishes for the Texas Legislature.
In passing sweeping anti-abortion legislation out a House committee tonight, Republicans stuck to their plan of muscling the bill through with as little drama as possible.