Medication Abortion Comes Under Attack in Sham Lawsuit
Anti-abortion rights groups have gone to federal court seeking to ban a drug used safely in medication abortions for over 20 years
New Map: 80% of Abortion Providers in Texas Close Overnight
Last week the U.S. Fifth Circuit, ruled that H.B. 2 can go into effect immediately. As a result, 80% of abortion providers in Texas have had to close overnight.
Oct. 9, 2014
MAP: Abortion In The South: Using Admitting Privileges Laws to Restrict Safe and Legal Access
These laws were written by politicians, not medical experts. They don’t make women safer. They don’t make the care better. They just make it harder for women’s health centers to stay open...
May 21, 2014
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A Texas-Style Roundup of the Ongoing Fight for Women’s Health
This week, Planned Parenthood returned to court, asking a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to uphold a ruling of a federal district court blocking a Texas law that when it took effect was projected to eliminate access to safe, legal abortion for one out of three Texas women in need.
Jan. 9, 2014
What You Need to Know About the Legal Fight Against Admitting Privileges for Abortion Providers in Texas
By a 5-4 vote, the Court refused to reinstate the injunction, which means that safe and legal abortion will continue to be virtually impossible for one-third of Texas women in need to access as Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott’s appeal of the original ruling continues.
Nov. 25, 2013
The Battle to Protect Women’s Health in Texas
Since June, when Governor Rick Perry and his cronies rammed through an extreme and dangerous anti-women’s health law—after two special sessions, a citizen filibuster, and a Texas-sized standoff—a lot has happened in the Lone Star State.
Nov. 11, 2013