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  • Strict Texas abortion law takes effect

    Strict Texas abortion law takes effect
    HOUSTON — A federal appeals court allowed most of Texas' new abortion restrictions to take effect immediately, lifting an injunction Thursday that had suspended much of the law. The decision came three days after U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel...
  • Honor the legacy of my father, Christopher Reeve

     Honor the legacy of my father, Christopher Reeve
    My father, actor Christopher Reeve, loved to travel, even after he was paralyzed from a severe spinal cord injury. During trips to places in the United States and abroad, he spoke with many people who, like him, had to find ways to navigate daily life...
  • Abortion rights battle in Texas is far from over

    Abortion rights battle in Texas is far from over
    It’s unfortunate that an appellate court judge in Texas on Thursday lifted an injunction against two onerous restrictions in that state's new abortion law. Just days before, a lower court federal judge had ruled those restrictions unconstitutional...
  • Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits

    Supreme Court preserves Oklahoma ruling against abortion-drug limits
    WASHINGTON — In a surprise victory for defenders of abortion rights, the Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Oklahoma’s appeal of a state law¬†that would have effectively prevented doctors from prescribing two drugs commonly used to induce...
  • High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes

    High court's refusal to hear Oklahoma appeal is blow to abortion foes
    WASHINGTON — The legal push in some Republican-controlled states to restrict abortion rights suffered a setback Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Oklahoma's appeal seeking to reinstate a law that effectively banned the use of...
  • Moderates win the day in off-year election

    Moderates win the day in off-year election
    Republican Gov. Chris Christie rolled to easy reelection Tuesday in New Jersey, setting up an expected 2016 presidential bid, while former national Democratic Party Chairman Terry McAuliffe squeezed past his tea party Republican opponent to seize the...
  • Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court

    Opponents of new Texas abortion law appeal to Supreme Court
    HOUSTON -- Planned Parenthood and others opponents of new Texas abortion restrictions have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate an injunction blocking portions of the law concerning doctors’ admitting privileges. The appeal was filed...
  • Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law

    Appeals court lifts injunction on Texas abortion law
    HOUSTON - A three-judge panel of the federal appeals court in New Orleans lifted an injunction Thursday mostly allowing the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect. The decision came three days after a federal judge in Texas blocked...
  • Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law

    Federal appeals court could rule soon on Texas abortion law
    A federal appeals court in New Orleans had yet to rule Wednesday on Texas officials' request for an emergency order allowing a set of new abortion restrictions to take effect in their state as scheduled. On Monday, a federal judge in Texas issued a...
  • Ruling expected on Texas abortion law day before it would take effect

    Ruling expected on Texas abortion law day before it would take effect
    A federal judge is expected to rule Monday on the constitutionality of a controversial Texas abortion law set to take effect Tuesday. Last week, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel heard three days of testimony and oral arguments in Austin about the law,...
  • Lindsey Graham vs. Clarence Thomas on abortion

    Lindsey Graham vs. Clarence Thomas on abortion
    This week, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) introduced a bill that would outlaw abortion after 20 weeks, on the premise that a fetus at that stage of development can feel pain. His Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act is a federal version of legislation...