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A Medical Re-Awakening To Issues Of Domestic Violence

Desiree Cooper, a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, said many victims of abuse neglect their healthcare needs.

09/17/2014

File photo of a woman undergoing an ultrasound. (Photo by GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

2nd Suit Filed Challenging Texas’ New Abortion Law

An advocacy group filed another federal lawsuit Wednesday challenging a new provision in Texas’ tough restrictions on abortion, less than a week after a federal appeals court reversed a previous suit and found that the stricter limits don’t impose an undue burden on women’s health.

04/02/2014

Judges ruled that, despite protests, the new Texas regulations do not jeopardize women's health. (Getty Images)

U.S. Appeals Court Upholds New Texas Abortion Rules 

Judges rule the regulations do not jeopardize a woman’s health.

03/27/2014

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Audit Finds Planned Parenthood Did Not Encourage Patients To Get Abortions

A new audit says Planned Parenthood in Louisiana has complied with laws that ban public funds from being used to pay for abortions or to encourage abortions.

02/24/2014

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Federal Appeals Court Set To Review Texas Abortion Law

A federal appeals court was set to review a Texas law that led to the closing of many abortion clinics in the state, a case that ultimately appears to be bound for the U.S. Supreme Court.

01/06/2014

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Perry: ‘Texas Will Continue Doing Everything We Can To Protect The Culture Of Life’

A third of Texas’ abortion clinics will stay closed after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to intervene in an ongoing legal dispute over a tough new law that Planned Parenthood claims unconstitutionally restricts women’s rights.

11/20/2013

Both pro-choice and pro-life activists demonstrate in front of the Supreme Court on Dec. 4, 2002. (credit: JOYCE NALTCHAYAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Law

A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed Texas to continue enforcing abortion restrictions that opponents say have led more than a third of the state’s clinics to stop providing abortions.

11/19/2013

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Federal Appeals Court Ruling Halts Abortions At Third Of Texas’ Clinics

A third of the abortion clinics in Texas can no longer perform the procedure starting Friday after a federal appeals court allowed most of the state’s new abortion restrictions to take effect.

11/01/2013

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Court Reinstates Most Of Texas’ New Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.

10/31/2013

A federal judge's ruling means Texas abortion clinics will remain open. (Erich Schlegel/Getty Images)

Texas Abortion Clinics Stay Open Following Ruling

The only abortion clinic in a 300-mile swath of West Texas can resume taking appointments after a federal judge struck down new restrictions that would have effectively shuttered it and at least a dozen other clinics across the state.

10/29/2013

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