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Texas Looms Large in Trial Over Alabama Admitting Privileges Law

The decision by the Fifth Circuit to uphold the admitting privileges requirement in Texas' HB 2 shouldn't carry any weight in Alabama. But it does.

The decision by the Fifth Circuit to uphold the admitting privileges requirement in Texas’ HB 2 shouldn’t carry any weight in Alabama. But it does.

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Trial Set to Begin in Alabama Admitting Privileges Case

Reproductive health-care advocates challenging the Alabama TRAP law plan to present evidence that if enacted three of the five clinics in the state will be forced to end stop offering abortions.

Reproductive health-care advocates challenging the Alabama TRAP law plan to present evidence that the legislation, if enacted, threatens to end abortion at three of the five clinics in the state.

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Federal Court Hears Arguments in Alabama Admitting Privileges Challenge

A federal judge has declared part of Texas' abortion law to be unconstitutional, blocking a provision that requires abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at hospitals within 30 miles of where they perform abortion procedures.

A federal court is considering whether to permanently block the state’s requirement that doctors who perform abortions must have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals.

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Alabama Session Ends With Signing of TRAP Bill, But Many Anti-Choice Bills Stalled

An AP investigation of sexual assault cases at U.S. military bases in Japan reveals erratic application of justice, and the senator suspects there's more to be found stateside.

Clinics may close because of a TRAP law in the state, but employers won’t be able to block birth control coverage.

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ACLU, Planned Parenthood Vow Court Battle Over Alabama TRAP Law

The governor has signed HB 57 into law, but women’s health and rights groups vow to challenge it in court.

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Alabama TRAP Law to Be Signed by Governor Today

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley

As HB 57 gets signed into law, the clock starts ticking on the fate of every clinic in Alabama.

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During Day, Alabama Pro-Choice Activists Rally—At Night, Legislature Passes Bill to Close Clinics

Women's rights supporters gather in Montgomery, AL on 4/2/2013.

The state legislature waited for activists to leave the Capitol, then voted through a bill that may close all abortion clinics in the state.

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