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Texas special session sees success for slew of anti-abortion bills
El Paso Times

Texas special session sees success for slew of anti-abortion bills

El Paso Times - August 18, 2017

Three of the twelve bills that passed during the special legislative session enacted regulations targeting abortion â amplifying the success anti-abortion ...

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Bill requiring stricter abortion reporting sent to governor
Austin American-Statesman, Texas - August 11, 2017

Reports must include the type of abortion, gestational age of the fetus and information about each patient, including marital status, race, year of birth, county of residence and number of previous live births. Senators on Friday rejected an amendment by Sen. Jose ...

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Texas House passes bill restricting insurance coverage of abortion
Texas Tribune, Texas - August 8, 2017

Texas women would have to pay a separate health insurance premium to get coverage for non-emergency abortions — what an opponent dubbed "rape insurance" — under a bill given early approval by the Texas House on Tuesday.Aug. 8, 201711 hours ago

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House gives preliminary OK on stricter abortion reporting requirements
Austin American-Statesman, Texas - July 27, 2017

State Rep. Donna Howard, D-Austin, speaks to fellow lawmakers on the House floor while her amendment to House Bill 13 was being considered on Thursday.

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House panel mulls abortion bills on Wednesday
Austin American-Statesman, Texas - July 26, 2017

Also on Wednesday, the committee heard HB 215 by Rep. Jim Murphy, R-Houston, that would require physicians to certify in writing the form of fetal abnormality identified for third trimester abortions. It would also require physicians who perform an

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How Texas' Anti-Abortion Lawmakers Win Even While Losing in Court
The Texas Observer, Texas - June 20, 2017

âWhy don't we just stop passing unconstitutional laws?â asked an exasperated Representative Chris Turner, D-Grand Prairie. He spoke in May as the House debated a sweeping new anti-abortion bill that Governor Greg Abbott has since signed into law.

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