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Family says Marlise Munoz made it clear she would not want to be kept alive by machines. (CBS)

Judge: Remove Life Support For Brain Dead Pregnant Woman

For two months, Erick Munoz has sat inside a North Texas hospital room next to his pregnant, brain-dead wife, with what would be their second child together growing inside her.

01/25/2014

Pro-choice demonstrators wave signs. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Groups Sue To Halt Key Parts Of Texas Abortion Law

More than a dozen women’s health providers have filed a federal lawsuit to block key provisions of a new abortion law that threw the Texas Legislature into chaos as it was approved.

09/27/2013

Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a "what's next" announcement. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Dem State Sen. Wendy Davis Signals Run For Texas Governor

Sen. Wendy Davis, the Democrat who filibustered an abortion law for nearly 13 hours wearing pink running shoes, began the slow rollout of her campaign for Texas governor on Wednesday with an email asking supporters to spread the word and donate money ahead of a “what’s next” announcement.

09/18/2013

A Galveston County jury has awarded more than half-million dollars in damages and back-pay to a former deputy constable who was allegedly sexually harassed by former boss and Precinct 7 Constable Pam Matranga in 2011.   (Credit: Thinkstock)

Texas Senate Set For Filibuster Finale On Abortion

A sweeping bill that would effectively shut down most abortion clinics across the nation’s second most-populous state has stalled in the Texas Senate

06/25/2013

File photo of woman getting a sonogram. (credit: GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Rules Texas Can Enforce Abortion Law

A Texas abortion law passed last year that requires doctors to show sonograms to patients can be enforced while opponents challenge the measure in court, a federal appeals court said Tuesday in a ruling that signaled the judges believe the law is constitutional.

01/10/2012