abortion restrictions

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Court Upholds Key Parts Of Texas’ Strict Anti-Abortion Law

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld Texas’ strict abortion restrictions that could soon leave only seven abortion clinics open in a state of 27 million people.

06/09/2015

Texas' unemployment rate fell slightly in June to 4.2 percent, down from 4.3 percent in May, a state agency reported Friday. (Credit: Getty Images)

Texas Considers More Abortion Limits After Clinic Closures

Two years after Texas adopted sweeping abortion restrictions despite Wendy Davis’ star-making filibuster, Republicans are pushing a smaller encore of additional limits for new Gov. Greg Abbott to sign within the next month.

04/28/2015

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Bill To Ban Some Abortions In Oklahoma Clears Panel

OKLAHOMA CITY (CBS HOUSTON/AP) — Doctors who perform certain types of abortions in Oklahoma would face up to two years in prison under a bill that has cleared a House committee. The House Public Health […]

02/11/2015

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Gov. Perry Signs Sweeping Abortion Restrictions

Texas Gov. Rick Perry signed sweeping new abortion restrictions on Thursday that could shutter most of the clinics in the state.

07/18/2013

Texas Sen. Wendy Davis (D-Ft. Worth) sits at her desk on the Texas Senate floor during a legislative special session called by Gov. Rick Perry on July 1, 2013 in Austin, Texas. It was first day of a second legislative special session called by Texas Gov. Rick Perry to pass an restrictive abortion law through the Texas legislature. The first attempt was defeated after opponents of the law were able to stall the vote until after first special session had ended. (Photo by Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas House Committee Approves Abortion Rules

Texas Republicans voted early Wednesday to move forward with new abortion restrictions, after limiting testimony at a public hearing, refusing to consider Democratic amendments and imposing strict security precautions to prevent disruptions from protesting abortion-rights supporters.

07/03/2013