Posted on · The Department of Justice argues the law contains several provisions that “will disenfranchise eligible Texas citizens who seek to exercise their right to vote.” It's the second lawsuit the agency has filed against the state this year.
Posted on · Researchers say the drop in procedures has been steeper than when other new abortion restrictions have gone into effect in Texas.
Posted on · Most elections, experts warn, could be over during primaries — which means fewer voters will be choosing candidates.
Posted on · The law is the most restrictive abortion ban in the country.
Posted on · The most restrictive abortion law in the country is back in effect in Texas, after a temporary block was lifted.
Posted on · If the federal appeals court throws out the temporary block of Texas' abortion law, providers could be sued retroactively.
Posted on · The U.S. Department of Justice sued the state last month, claiming its new law violates the constitutional rights of Texans.
Posted on · Rallies took place across the country Saturday aimed at condemning efforts in states like Texas that are passing laws severely curtailing access to abortion.
Posted on · The court provided little explanation when it refused to intervene in the case. Abortion rights advocates say the justices have allowed Texas to skirt the constitutional rights of its citizens.
Posted on · The new law is part of a nationwide push by state-level Republicans to enact more restrictive voting laws following former President Donald Trump's loss in the 2020 election.
Posted on · Unlike other abortion restrictions, the state is not enforcing this ban. Instead it is up to private citizens to sue.
Posted on · Similar bans, sometimes referred to as “heartbeat laws,” have been blocked from going into effect in about a dozen states across the country.
Posted on · New COVID cases are up 92% in Texas, hospitalizations are up 49% and fatalities are 15% higher, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Posted on · Dozens of Democratic state lawmakers fled Texas in an effort to block Republican-led restrictive voting legislation from being passed.
Posted on · Abortion rights advocates say that if the law goes into effect it will essentially eliminate access to abortion in Texas.