Health & Science

Texas family planning clinics require parental consent for birth control following court ruling

Posted on · The Title X program has long provided free, confidential contraception to anyone, regardless of age, income or immigration status. A North Texas federal judge ruled in December that the program violates Texas law and parents’ rights.


Title X Changes ‘Shouldn’t Affect Texas Women’s Health Clinics’

Posted on · President Trump's signature on a bill impacting how states distribute Title X funds might not have immediate effects on family planning services in Texas. Although no Title X fund -- or any federal funds -- can be used for abortion services, some states reduce money for women's health centers that provide abortions.