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  • 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...
  • Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers

    Senate votes to ban discrimination against LGBT workers
    WASHINGTON — A bill to extend historic new protections to gays in the workplace won easy Senate approval Thursday, bolstered by rare bipartisan support that illustrated the dramatic shift in the politics around gay rights amid growing public...
  • Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time

    Supreme Court rejects Oklahoma abortion regulation a second time
    WASHINGTON — For the second time in two weeks, the U.S. Supreme Court has let stand a ruling that strikes down a major abortion regulation from Oklahoma. The justices on Tuesday turned down the state’s attempt to reinstate a law that would...
  • Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions

    Led by Republicans, House passes measure to limit abortions
    WASHINGTON – The House of Representatives passed legislation to enact  stringent restrictions on abortion Tuesday, acting on an issue championed by social conservatives in the Republican majority and inviting a possible new challenge to...
  • Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it

    Wendy Davis for governor of Texas? Filibuster leader considers it
    WASHINGTON -- Wendy Davis, who garnered national headlines in June for filibustering a controversial bill restricting abortion access, confirmed Monday that she was considering a bid for governor of Texas next year. Speaking at a packed lunch at the...
  • U.S. more polarized on abortion; opposition grows in South

    U.S. more polarized on abortion; opposition grows in South
    WASHINGTON - Nationwide public opinion on abortion has remained largely unchanged for the last two decades, but that overall steadiness masks a widened gap between conservative and liberal parts of the country, new polling data indicate. Opposition to...
  • Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law

    Supreme Court tells Oklahoma to review abortion pill law
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court told the high court of Oklahoma on Thursday to clarify a new state law restricting the use of the RU-486 abortion pill, setting the stage for a possible future ruling on how far states can go in regulating the practice...