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Report: HB 2 Raises Barriers
Anti-abortion law does its damage: longer drives and higher costs
"...providers claimed the clinic regulations found in House Bill 2 pose an undue burden on women, as they are..."

March 17, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Files Appeal to Overturn HB 2 Ruling
State claims to suffer "immediate injury" from abortion ruling
"...that found parts of Texas’ abortion law, House Bill 2, unconstitutional...."

Sept. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

HB 2 Trial [Updated]
Abortion providers argue for health, safety of women
"...In Day 2 of the trial to combat provisions of Texas’ abortion-restrictive..."

Aug. 5, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Court Denies State's Request to Enforce HB 2 ... for Now
Abbott's appeal chastised for tardiness
"...center (shut down in March as a result of HB 2) and continue abortion care services at their Ft...."

Sept. 3, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Meet the Anti-Abortion 'Wordsmith' Defending HB 2
Did a state consultant act unethically during this month's HB 2 trial?
"...parts of the Texas abortion law – House Bill 2 – witnesses for the state consistently denied receiving help..."

Aug. 22, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

'No Undue Burden': 5th Circuit Upholds HB 2
5th Circuit overrules Yeakel, upholds HB 2
"...portions of Texas' controversial abortion regulations law (House Bill 2) pass constitutional muster, a three-judge panel of the 5th..."

April 4, 2014 News Feature by Jordan Smith

BREAKING: U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas Anti-Abortion Law HB 2
In a 5-3 ruling, SCOTUS says HB 2 creates an undue burden for women
"...key parts of Texas’ draconian omnibus law, House Bill 2...."

June 27, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

HB 2 Trial Comes to a Close
Both sides give closing arguments in case against Texas' abortion law
"...of the lawsuit against Texas’ abortion law, House Bill 2...."

Aug. 13, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

New HB 2 Suit Challenges Regulations That Could Shutter All But Six Texas Clinics
Suit seeks to block enforcement of two provisions
"...court upheld two provisions of the controversial House Bill 2, abortion providers on Wednesday filed a second lawsuit attacking..."

April 3, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

HB 2 Back in Court: Judges Get Critical
Abortion providers “encouraged” by judges’ skepticism
"...final provision of Texas’ draconian abortion law, House Bill 2...."

Jan. 7, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Witnesses Continue to Show AG's Influence on HB 2 Testimony
Attorney General's office paid Rue $42,000 to assist witnesses
"...to block sections of Texas’ abortion law, House Bill 2, the state continued to offer witness testimony in U.S...."

Aug. 7, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

State Witnesses Defend HB 2
Testimony coached by national anti-abortion figure
"...third day of trial against Texas’ abortion-restricting House Bill 2 were two women with overt objections to abortion and..."

Aug. 7, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Abortions Decrease in Texas After HB 2, Data Shows
DSHS finally releases 2014 abortion stats after ACLU request
"...State Health Services released finalized statistics on abortion for 2014, the first full year after Texas’ anti-choice House Bill..."

June 30, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

U.S. Supreme Court Stops HB 2
Justices Scalia, Thomas, and Alito dissent
"...halted key provisions of Texas abortion law, House Bill 2, from taking effect...."

Oct. 14, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

5th Circuit Denies HB 2 Rehearing
And: Abbott calls HB 2 barriers 'manageable inconvenience'
"...case against the state’s four-part abortion law, House Bill 2...."

Oct. 10, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Texas Legal Abortion Rate Drops Post-HB 2
The rate of legal abortion fell 13% since House Bill 2 took effect
"...and advocates have anticipated in the post House Bill 2 landscape – a drop in the number of legal..."

July 23, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Chair Cuts Off Questions, Passes HB 2
More than 1,000 voices left unheard
"...House Bill 2, the sweeping abortion regulations bill, passed out of the..."

July 3, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

HB 2 Protesters Return to Court
Prosecutors juggle charges – A, B, C – without resolution
"...passed the controversial abortion regulations known as House Bill 2 – that’s the same amount of time that a..."

April 22, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

HB 2 Ruling Reactions, Local Impact
Only one Austin abortion clinic survives HB 2
"...Court ruling that allowed Texas’ abortion law, House Bill 2, to take effect, only one out of three surviving..."

Oct. 3, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

HB 2 Back in Court
The second legal battle to halt House Bill 2 begins Monday morning
"...The second legal battle to halt House Bill 2 begins Monday in U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel's Austin..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

More HB 2 Fallout: Abortion Doctors Sue Dallas Hospital
HB 2 politics hits doctors unlawfully discriminated against by UGHD
"...And after the legislature last year passed House Bill 2, requiring that all abortion doctors receive hospital admitting privileges,..."

April 17, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

Lawsuit Filed Against HB 2
Reproductive rights groups take state abortion restrictions to court
"...the state challenges two significant provisions of House Bill 2, the controversial omnibus anti-abortion law, enacted this summer during..."

Sept. 27, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Perry Signs HB 2
Fight over abortion regs will move to courts
"...see Gov. Rick Perry sign into law House Bill 2, the sweeping abortion regulations bill passed last week after..."

July 18, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

Pro-Choice Protest Planned for HB 2 Lawsuit
The orange army will peacefully protest outside the HB 2 trial
"...While the second lawsuit filed by reproductive rights advocates..."

Aug. 1, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

'We're Not Gonna Take It': HB 2 Passes Senate Committee
Moves to full Senate; can be heard as early as tomorrow
"...Orange-clad opponents of the controversial abortion regulations House Bill 2 rose from their chairs while singing Twisted Sister's "We're..."

July 11, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

SCOTUS Stops HB 2 – For Now
In 5-4 ruling, Supreme Court temporarily blocks abortion law
"...the final part of Texas abortion law, House Bill 2, from taking effect. The rule would have shuttered all..."

June 29, 2015 News Post by Mary Tuma

Fifth Circuit Upholds Provisions of HB 2
Exempts clinics that already applied for admitting privileges
"...abortions, both contained in controversial abortion regulations House Bill 2, are constitutional...."

March 27, 2014 News Post by Jordan Smith

HB 2 Oral Arguments
Justices press both sides of Texas abortion law
"...Reproductive Services, challenges two of the four provisions of 2013 House Bill 2. It seeks to repeal a rule..."

March 2, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

Judge Rules Parts of HB 2 Unconstitutional
Requirements in abortion law deemed an "undue burden" on women
"...an “undue burden on women” wrote Yeakel in his 21-page opinion...."

Aug. 29, 2014 News Post by Mary Tuma

Yeakel Again Rules Against HB 2
5th Circuit denies A.G. Abbott's emergency motion to stay ruling
"...On Aug. 29, offering relief to pro-choice advocates and beleaguered abortion clinics..."

Sept. 5, 2014 News Feature by Mary Tuma

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