Posted on · The Texas House Public Education Committee is expected to vote Wednesday on legislation to create education savings accounts. The vote is happening with little notice and no public testimony.
Posted on · Both gubernatorial candidates – incumbent Gov. Greg Abbott and Democrat Beto O’Rourke – addressed the issue Thursday.
Posted on · Davis is best known for her 13-hour filibuster against another restrictive abortion law in 2013. Now, she’s suing to block enforcement of Texas’ current ban on abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy.
Posted on · The DA said the Starr County Sheriff's Department "did their duty in investigating the incident brought to their attention by the reporting hospital." However, he said that this is not a criminal matter under Texas law.
Posted on · The law, known as Senate Bill 8, bans the procedure as early as six weeks into a pregnancy — often before many people realize they're pregnant. Abortions in Texas fell by half in September compared to the year before.
Posted on · The Texas groups were watching the case closely, voicing support for a Mississippi law at the center of Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court oral arguments.
Posted on · In more than three hours of arguments, the court heard challenges from the U.S. Justice Department and abortion providers over the controversial law that has the effect of banning most abortions.
Posted on · At issue is whether a state can nullify a constitutional right by delegating enforcement not to state officials, but to private citizens who are authorized to sue abortion providers and others.
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 · The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday over the law.
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 · A clear majority of Americans opposes key provisions of the controversial new Texas abortion law, including most Republicans, the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll finds.
Posted on · The walkout comes as organizers across the country prepare to protest against restrictive abortion laws on Saturday.
Posted on · Some witnesses at the Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing urged members of Congress to pass federal legislation that would supersede the state law and ensure access to reproductive health care services.
Posted on · The U.S. sued Texas after the Biden administration vowed to oppose Texas’ new near-total abortion ban. The lawsuit joins several legal challenges already in progress.