Texas’s “abortion bounty” law makes it more difficult for courts to review measures that might violate the Constitution. Now California is using the same tactic to regulate weapons.
The Supreme Court Might Rule Against Texas’s Restrictive Abortion Law This Week, but the Measure’s Advocates Have Already Won
In the two months since the virtual ban took effect, the number of abortions in the state has plummeted.
When I got pregnant in the summer of 1969, abortion wasn’t an option, and neither was keeping the baby. The trauma that followed is still with me today.
Who can be sued under Senate Bill 8? What is the “shadow docket”? When will the Supreme Court rule on the merits of the law?
Any Texas woman who thought her right to a safe, legal abortion would last forever sorely underestimated the opposition. For decades.
Greg Abbott signed a bill banning abortion once a heartbeat can be detected and letting Texans sue those who “aid and abet” a woman getting the procedure.
Austinites Ban Public Homeless Camps, While San Antonio Voters Protect the Police’s Ability to Collectively Bargain
Plus, Lubbock becomes Texas's largest "sanctuary city for the unborn."
Anti-abortion advocates are getting their hopes up that the U.S. Supreme Court could undo Roe v. Wade, but some are tired of waiting.
A new documentary urges viewers to see McCorvey’s essential humanity, not just her role as a symbol in the abortion wars.
Governor Greg Abbott's order, closing abortion clinics through April 21, has sent many out of state to seek the procedure—in the middle of the pandemic.
At a meeting of Texas social conservatives, all anyone wanted to talk about (and eat) was Chick-fil-A
The last few days have brought tearful, angry debate over abortion, religious discrimination, and LGBTQ rights.
'Unplanned,' a new film about Johnson's conversion from Planned Parenthood administrator to anti-abortion crusader, puts her back in the spotlight. But her story still doesn’t add up.
A majority of Texans polled also said they support a woman’s right to abortion.
Kavanaugh’s decision on the case of an undocumented minor seeking an abortion in Texas is one of their primary concerns.
The funds claim to give a fuller picture of the challenges of abortion access in the state.
Coming off of a major Supreme Court victory in 2016, Whole Woman’s Health and a number of Texas-based orgs look to repeal other Texas laws.
A bruising primary season is now splitting incrementalists from absolutists.
The closer we get to the March 6 primary election, the more we should expect to see the conflict between centrist Republicans and far-right conservatives grow more intense.
The federal government argued that an undocumented minor did not have the right to abortion while in federal custody.
Whole Woman’s Health and the Lilith Fund are working to clear the path for hurricane survivors to safely access abortions at low cost.
After New Wave Feminists, a pro-life group based in Dallas, was removed as an official partner at the Women’s March, questions have come up about the tent of feminism.
Much has happened this year—and there may be more to come.
The rule changes aren’t based on any real health or safety concerns.
Three years after Wendy Davis’s filibuster, Texas’s anti-abortion law is struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.
A Reddit post turned viral news story reminds Texans of the consequences to the state’s abortion laws.
The long tail of the Planned Parenthood videos continues to get longer as a House subcommittee prepares to subpoena Parkinson's researchers.
Wendy Davis And ‘Trapped’ Director Dawn Porter Talk Abortion, Television, And Davis’s Political Future
The former Texas gubernatorial candidate readies her second act at SXSW.
As HB2 lands at the Supreme Court, the activists on both sides that gathered at the Capitol in 2013 are still fighting their battles.
What The Supreme Court Oral Arguments On Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt Told Us About The Future Of Texas’s Abortion Laws
Sotomayor, Ginsburg, Kagan, and Breyer do not like it. Alito and Roberts seem to like it a lot, Thomas stayed quiet, and Kennedy remains a wild card.
The stakes have changed in an abortion case and affirmative action debacle coming out of Texas.
That’s definitely not how anyone saw that investigation going.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has declared that it’ll no longer process reimbursements to the non-profit.
The U.S. Supreme Court could take on affirmative action and abortion restrictions, two cases originating from Texas.
Reproductive Services will become the first shuttered clinic to reopen its doors after HB2, but its future is still unclear.
Yikes, Planned Parenthood.
The United States Supreme Court issued a stay preventing Texas from implementing the omnibus abortion bill HB2 on Monday afternoon. This sets up the court’s biggest abortion ruling in a generation.
They’re in a thankless position in the Lege these days.
The controversial 2013 bill’s ongoing journey through the legal system has been settled in federal appeals court. Next stop: SCOTUS or bust.
Lawmakers had a busy day Sunday fighting over veteran benefits, abortion and making the airways safe for Amazon drones.
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee sent a bill that would severely tighten restrictions on receiving a confidential abortion as a minor to the Senate floor.
In the waning weeks of the 84th Texas Legislature, abortion remains a hot topic in the Capitol. Where do things stand—and where are they going?
The debate on new restrictions on judicial bypass for teens to receive an abortion may have played a key role in killing a bill to block same-sex marriages.
A new House bill with substantial backing would require women to produce government-issued identification before receiving an abortion to prove they are not a minor.
A newly released survey finds Texans sharply divided on issues such as same-sex marriage and abortion, but overwhelmingly in favor of a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants who live here illegally.
The controversial abortion law is still not fully in effect—but with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing arguments this week, it’s final fate gets closer.
It's a new ballgame now.
After the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the injunction issued by a lower court, access to abortion services in Texas are limited to a handful of clinics in just the four largest cities in the state. Is this the new normal?