Oklahoma would become the fourth state in the country to require women to wait at least 72 hours before receiving an abortion under a bill overwhelmingly approved Monday by a state Senate committee.
Democratic lawmakers and top advocacy groups are launching a policy campaign to restore “access to a full range of reproductive health care” two years after unprecedented abortion protests rocked the Texas Capitol.
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 […]
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Wednesday it is appealing a state health department rejection of its application seeking to perform abortion services in New Orleans. The organization filed a notice of appeal […]
Abortion clinics in Texas are starting to reopen after the U.S. Supreme Court blocked new restrictions that had closed all but eight facilities.
A federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a previous ruling that left intact parts of new abortion restrictions in Texas that have forced most abortion clinics across the state to close.
Women seeking legal abortions in Texas starting Friday will drive hours if they live near the Mexico border and have fewer options in big cities after a federal appeals court allowed the state to enforce tough Republican-backed clinic laws.
An Oklahoma doctor who performs nearly half the state’s abortions filed a lawsuit Thursday to block a law that would require clinics to have a physician with admitting privileges at a nearby hospital present when an abortion is performed.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis reveals in a new campaign memoir that she terminated two pregnancies for medical reasons in the 1990s.
Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional.