Posted on · State District Court Judge Jessica Mangrum on Friday issued a temporary exemption to Texas’ abortion ban. Hours later, the attorney general’s office filed an appeal, which blocked the order.
Posted on · On Friday's show: The lead plaintiff in a lawsuit filed on behalf of women denied abortions despite their health being in jeopardy shares her story and talks about the often-emotional testimony in the case this week.
Posted on · The money, if authorized by county commissioners, will go toward increased access to contraception and screenings at clinics managed by Harris County Public Health.
Posted on · In the first lawsuit of its kind since Roe v. Wade was overturned, a husband from Galveston County seeks damages from women who allegedly helped his ex-wife obtain the medications to terminate her pregnancy.
Posted on · The lawsuit filed on behalf of five patients who said their lives were put at risk and two physicians asks a state judge to clarify exceptions for medical emergencies under Texas law.
Posted on · Aside from tightening abortion restrictions and penalizing patients directly, as opposed to abortion providers, the bill also makes a modification to the definition of an “individual” in the state penal code. The implications could mean penalties for the use of emergency contraception or in vitro fertilization treatments.
Posted on · Our experts discuss the legal issues, and the options currently available to women in today’s landscape.
Posted on · The rule, which allows retail pharmacies to provide the pill, could mean faster pick up times.
Posted on · During a stop in Houston, O'Rourke slammed Gov. Greg Abbott for creating "chaos" within the state and urged Texans to participate in the upcoming November election.
Posted on · The 1925 law at the core of the case was in effect until the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. It made performing an abortion punishable by up to five years in prison.
Posted on · A draft opinion published by Politico suggests that earlier this year a majority of Supreme Court justices supported overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.
Posted on · Once a minor discovers they're pregnant and goes through the process of seeking a judge's permission, it may be too late to get an abortion in Texas.
Posted on · The law is the most restrictive abortion ban in the country.
Posted on · The Justice Department wants the high court to put the restrictive law on hold during ongoing legal challenges. The U.S. government says the legislation is unconstitutional.
Posted on · Texas officially appealed two days after a federal judge temporarily blocked the new law.