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Texans: If You’re Not Scared, You’re Not Paying Attention

Was it true belief, absolute ignorance, or ruthless political opportunism that caused Texas legislators to decimate the state's family planning safety net and, as the numbers now show, wrest reproductive autonomy out of the hands of tens of thousands of Texans?

Was it true belief, absolute ignorance, or ruthless political opportunism that caused Texas legislators to decimate the state’s family planning safety net and, as the numbers now show, wrest reproductive autonomy out of the hands of tens of thousands of Texans?

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Abortion Services Restored at Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, Texas

Amy Hagstrom Miller (above), CEO at Whole Woman's Health, speaking at a press conference earlier this month.

Whole Woman’s Health in Fort Worth, recently forced to close due to stringent restrictions passed by the Texas legislature, has once again opened its doors to clients after a doctor affiliated with the clinic obtained admitting privileges at a nearby hospital.

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National Right to Life Thinks Texas Woman Denied an Abortion Is ‘Hilarious’

What's funny about forced pregnancy?

What’s funny about forced pregnancy?

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Texas Abortion Providers File Emergency Petition With Supreme Court Over HB 2

Attorneys for reproductive health-care providers in Texas filed an emergency petition with the Roberts Court Monday morning as a health-care crisis grips the state.

Attorneys for reproductive health-care providers in Texas filed an emergency petition with the Roberts Court Monday morning as a health-care crisis grips the state.

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Texas Abortion Clinics Cancel Dozens of Appointments as HB 2 Takes Effect

Amy Hagstrom Miller (above, at left), the CEO at Whole Woman's Health.

One Texas abortion provider said that she canceled 45 scheduled abortion procedures Friday morning as a result of the state’s omnibus anti-abortion access law.

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One-Third of Texas Abortion Providers Expected to Close After Fifth Circuit Ruling

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lower federal court's injunction against part of a Texas anti-choice law, which experts say will now have the result of shuttering about a third of the state's abortion clinics.

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has blocked a lower federal court’s injunction against part of a Texas anti-choice law, which experts say will now have the result of shuttering about a third of the state’s abortion clinics.

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Closing Arguments Heard in Texas Anti-Choice Law Trial

The eight male lawyers and one female lawyer representing the State of Texas at the HB 2 hearing.

A federal judge said Wednesday that he would make a ruling on a lawsuit challenging parts of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law “as quickly as [he] can,” as the law is poised to go into effect next Tuesday.

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Tears, Testy Exchanges on Second Day of Texas Abortion Law Trial

Picture from inside the Texas courthouse in which the HB 2 debate is taking place.

On the second day of Texas’ omnibus anti-choice law trial, testimony focused on whether abortion providers would be able to obtain hospital admitting privileges under the new law.

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On First Day of Texas Abortion Law Trial, State Asserts Interest in Protecting ‘Unborn’

A senate bill could target doctors for anti-choice protests, while a house bill would ban private insurance coverage of abortion.

Opponents of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law went to court Monday morning to ask a federal judge to block two tenets of HB 2 that require abortion providers to secure admitting privileges at nearby hospitals and restrict the prescription of a medication abortion regimen.

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Lawsuit Challenging Texas Anti-Choice Law Heads to Court

A lawsuit challenging two tenets of Texas' new omnibus anti-abortion law will go before a judge for the first time today.

A lawsuit challenging two tenets of Texas’ new omnibus anti-choice law will go before a judge for the first time today.

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