Posted on · On Thursday's show: Houston-area restaurants want to keep expanded outdoor seating established early during the COVID-19 pandemic. Houston City Council is considering it. We learn more and discuss the state of area restaurants.
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 · One year after a restrictive abortion law took effect, a poll shows a majority of Texans surveyed say they support abortion access in most or all cases. Many say the issue will motivate them to vote.
Posted on · The law makes it a second-degree felony “for a person who knowingly performs, induces, or attempts an abortion” according to the bill analysis.
Posted on · Paxton celebrated the news Wednesday morning by hailing the decision as a victory for the anti-abortion movement.
Posted on · The memo, requested by Judge Lina Hidalgo, was fiercely criticized by Republican officials and conservative activists.
Posted on · On Monday's show: A legal expert explains the latest challenges to the controversial law.
Posted on · The Texas law has no exceptions for survivors of rape or incest. Social workers say that's hurting some survivors financially, psychologically and physically.
Posted on · The judge will hear arguments over whether the implementation of Senate Bill 8 should be put on hold pending a ruling on its constitutionality.
Posted on · We take a look into variants, boosters, and why the mRNA vaccine became the way to combat COVID.
Posted on · On Thursday's Houston Matters: We get advice for flooded homeowners on home inspection and repair. And we learn about the latest Texas abortion regulation and discuss what the state might try to enact next.
Posted on · A lot can happen in a week. Some of it good. Some of it bad. Some of it downright ugly. When faced with intriguing developments in the week's news, we turn to our rotating panel of "non-experts" to parse The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of it all. This week, our panel debates: the […]
Posted on · The US Supreme Court this morning (June 27, 2016), in a 5-3 ruling, struck down two provisions of a Texas law regulating abortion: one requiring doctors who perform abortions to have hospital admissions privileges within 30 miles; the other requiring clinics that provide abortions to meet the standards of outpatient surgical centers. The state argued […]
Posted on · In Texas, clinics that provide abortion are struggling to comply with strict new laws. More than 20 clinics have already closed, and one of the Texas laws is now being reviewed by the U.S. Supreme Court. But there's another related issue unfolding much more quietly: the number of doctors who provide abortions in Texas is […]
Posted on · Professors of obstetrics and gynecology in Texas are struggling to teach new doctors about abortion. This story delves into the specifics of training, explaining why a doctor who knows how to perform a dilation and curettage procedure (the foundation of abortion technique) may still not be competent to perform elective abortions in Texas – and why that matters.