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UDATED: Abortion Regulations Trial Begins in Federal Court
Contested provisions set to take effect Oct. 29
"...Evaluation Project, if provisions of the sweeping and controversial abortion regulations law passed this summer take effect as planned..."

Oct. 21, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Texas Senate Speeds This Year's Abortion Bills Through Lege
Senate speeds this year's abortion bills through Lege
"...year, as Texas grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, local abortion assistance group Jane's Due Process saw a surge of..."

April 2, 2021 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Supreme Court to Hear Texas Abortion Case This Week
HB 2 oral arguments start Wednesday
"...on the U.S. Supreme Court, where the most pivotal abortion rights case in more than two decades will be..."

March 1, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

With Rosie's Law, Austin Legislators Aim to Restore Abortion Coverage
Sheryl Cole, Sarah Eckhardt introduce bicameral legislation that would expand health insurance coverage for abortion care
"...v. Wade, two Austin lawmakers are calling for expanded abortion care assistance for Texans. On Jan. 26, state Rep...."

Jan. 29, 2021 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Paxton Gets 5th Circuit to Reinstate His Abortion Ban
Even during a pandemic, anti-choice politics take precedence
"...to prioritizing their attacks on restricting women’s access to abortion care, anti-choice officials in Texas act fast – even..."

March 31, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Undercover Audio Reveals Anti-Abortion Tactics
Anti-abortion activists monitor and track providers, patients
"...Anti-abortion activists in Texas employ strategies to identify and monitor..."

Aug. 12, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fifth Circuit Abortion Ruling Harms Women
Closings, tears, and outrage for women and providers at Texas clinics
"...of women across the city were turned away from abortion care by their provider of choice and forced to..."

Nov. 1, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

5th Circuit Restores Medication Abortion (For Now)
Latest twist in legal battle offers partial victory to providers
"...and turns over state officials’ draconian decision to ban abortion amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court..."

April 14, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Abortion Providers Sue Abbott, Paxton Over Pandemic Ban
Procedures are time-sensitive and essential, suit argues
"...Texas abortion providers struck back at state officials with a lawsuit..."

March 26, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Council Members To Back Abortion Support Budget Measure
Garza, Casar plan support for $100K in abortion assistance
"...In response to the growing hostility toward abortion rights – nationally, statewide, and now at the municipal..."

Aug. 15, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

U.S. Supreme Court Takes Up Texas Abortion Law Case
Justices have until June to make a final ruling
"...would take up their case against the state's harsh abortion restrictions. “Today, my heart is filled with hope," said..."

Nov. 13, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Abortion Regulation Trial Concludes
Judge will rule "as quickly as I can"
"...a federal judge blocks implementation of Texas' new sweeping abortion regulations, 13 clinics across Texas – including Planned Parenthood..."

Oct. 23, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

UPDATED: Abortion Regulations Trial Continues in Federal Court
Second day of testimony continues this afternoon
"...and CEO of Whole Woman's Health, which operates five abortion clinics across Texas, says she's worked hard to recruit..."

Oct. 22, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Rules For New Abortion Regs Ready to Go
DSHS Council takes public testimony during afternoon hearing
"...Services Council their concerns about what enforcement of newly-enacted abortion regulations will do to access to abortion care and..."

Aug. 28, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

UPDATE: Abortion Bill Passes House
Dems expected to offer mitigating amendments
"...lawmakers tonight gave preliminary approval to controversial and sweeping abortion regulations bill known as House Bill 2. The House..."

July 9, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

A Back Door Ban on Abortion?
Senator would regulate clinics as surgical centers
"...To Sen. Robert Deuell, requiring abortion clinics to be ambulatory surgical centers would ensure women..."

March 20, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Everything's Broken and Thousands are Dead, But There's Always Time For Abortion Bans in Texas
Seven "priority" anti-choice bills sail to Senate floor
"...full attention to not one, not two, but seven anti-abortion bills approved Tuesday, March 16, following a marathon hearing..."

March 17, 2021 News Post by Mary Tuma

Pro-Choice Groups Strike Back at Malicious Abortion Foe
Leader of small-town ban effort slapped with defamation suit
"...Three abortion support organizations - The Lilith Fund, the Texas Equal..."

June 11, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Officials "Exploiting" Coronavirus Pandemic to Ban Abortion?
Reproductive rights groups blast Abbott, Paxton
"...Monday, March 23, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton announced abortion procedures would halt across the state amid the COVID-19..."

March 24, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

ACLU Sues Texas Cities Over Local Abortion Bans
Suit argues small towns aim to suppress truth, free speech
"...of tiny East Texas towns passing ordinances to ban abortion and condemn pro-choice groups as crime syndicates, the ACLU..."

Feb. 26, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Groups File Expansive Suit to Challenge Dozens of Abortion Restrictions
Lawsuit filed Thursday in Austin federal court
"...long-awaited step today to erase the state’s many draconian abortion regulations by filing suit in an Austin federal court..."

June 14, 2018 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Delays Undocumented Minor's Right to Abortion
Jane Doe again faces government engineered obstacles to abortion
"...month, a pregnant, unaccompanied Texas minor in need of abortion care has again been delayed from accessing health care..."

Oct. 20, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

In Response to Anti-Choice Claims, Rep. Dawnna Dukes Makes Abortion Public
Dukes counters abortion "mistruth" with personal admission
"...Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, unexpectedly revealed she had an abortion...."

Sept. 22, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Legislators Take Direct Aim at Austin’s Support for Abortion
Bills target city's funding of logistical assistance
"...prohibit local governments from funding any logistical support for abortion, a direct shot at Austin...."

Feb. 12, 2021 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Lawmakers Continue Anti-Abortion Witch Hunt
State Affairs hearing takes on fetal tissue research
"...Texas lawmakers continued their anti-abortion witch hunt on Thursday morning under the guise of..."

April 28, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Abortion Providers Ask Supreme Court to Take Up HB 2
Providers want ASC and admit privileges rules gone
"...As promised, Texas abortion providers are taking their legal fight against draconian state..."

Sept. 3, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fifth Circuit Upholds Anti-Abortion Law
Only eight clinics expected to survive ruling
"...UPDATE: Abortion providers plan to take their case to the U.S...."

June 9, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital
HB 2 politics hits doctors unlawfully discriminated against by UGHD
"...years, obstetricians Lamar Robinson and Jasbir Ahluwalia provided legal abortion care at licensed women's clinics. And after the legislature..."

April 17, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Abortion Regs Hearing: Déjá Vu All Over Again
Same players, same testimony
"...opponents say are designed solely to restrict access to abortion and to drive back in time women's reproductive rights...."

June 14, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Report: Anti-Abortion Law Forces Women to Wait Longer for Procedure
Some Austin women forced to wait up to 20 days for abortion
"...The evidence demonstrating the disastrous effects of abortion-restrictive law, House Bill 2, on Texas women continues to..."

Oct. 5, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

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