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Texas Now Has A Ban On Abortions As Early As Five Weeks. Anti-Abortion Groups Are Prepared To Enforce It.
“We are all, unfortunately, expecting that approximately 85% of patients seeking abortions will not be able to access an abortion in a health center in Texas,” says a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas.
By Shannon Najmabadi A ban on nearly all abortions in Texas during the coronavirus pandemic appears to be over, as clinics began offering the procedure again Wednesday and state lawyers ceded in a legal filing that there is no longer … Continue reading
By Ashley Lopez, KUT A federal judge has temporarily blocked Texas’ ban on abortions during the coronavirus pandemic in the state. U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel in Austin ruled Monday that state officials can’t restrict abortion providers from offering … Continue reading
While the Supreme Court handed Texas abortion providers a major victory Monday by overturning two key restrictions from the state’s 2013 abortion law, providers say they don’t expect abortion clinics that shuttered in wake of the law to reopen soon. Along with … Continue reading
The justices ruled 5-3 that a Texas law setting requirements for clinics that provide abortions — a law that was expected to cause many clinics to close — was unconstitutional.
This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to weigh in on Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt. The case hinges on whether or not Texas law is putting undue burdens on patients by forcing abortion providers to have admitting privileges … Continue reading