The Governor will hold a press conference with Texas Right to Life in Houston today to personally offer his support for more restrictions on abortion in the state.
TEXAS MONTHLY invited state senator Dan Patrick and state representative Donna Howard to tweet chat with executive editor Mimi Swartz about our August cover story on women's health.
A three-judge panel reversed a lower court's injunction against the controversial "sonogram law," which mandates that women who have abortions must submit to a sonogram and hear a description of the fetus as litigation proceeds.
The opinion is 55 pages long, and much of it involves a tedious argument over the certification of a class (abortion providers) that involved the sort of legal minutiae that made law school unbearable. I was in court on July 6, the day the case was argued, and anyone who…