The amendments approved Thursday mean existing facilities that perform abortions will not have to meet hospital-like construction standards.
Almost three years after the passage and implementation of HB 2 the Roberts Court could finally weigh in on its constitutionality.
A federal lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the Kasich administration of a “deliberate strategy” to close clinics in the state.
A ruling issued last week prevents regulators from enforcing a measure that forces some abortion clinics meet the same standards as mini-hospitals.
A ruling Thursday temporarily blocks the state from enforcing TRAP provisions against the sole provider in the area.
Kasich in 2013 signed a two-year budget bill that included, among other anti-choice measures, stringent new licensing regulations for abortion clinics in the state.
Congressman Trent Franks (R-AZ), for example, was not “chilled” enough by the video to do anything about it when he first saw it at least a month earlier than it was released to the public, as he admitted to Roll Call.
Reproductive rights advocates filed a lawsuit in federal court Friday to prevent the sole licensed abortion clinic in Tuscaloosa from being forced to shut down by what advocates describe as an unnecessary state regulation.
Whatever the Supreme Court decides about HB 2, we can all agree that Texas is the testing ground for new abortion laws in the United States. And we who live here aren’t proud of it.
The anti-choice argument for Texas’ omnibus law—that its regulations make the procedure safer—is an empirically false claim. Yet media outlets like NPR shy away from providing this basic fact when reporting on the court battles over this law.