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Court won't hear case of undocumented teenager seeking abortion access
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Court won't hear case of undocumented teenager seeking abortion access

Texas Tribune - October 11, 2017

A federal court has refused to hear the case of a pregnant 17-year-old undocumented immigrant at the center of a legal dispute over whether unaccompanied ...


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Law limiting second-trimester abortion blocked until Nov. 22
mySanAntonio.com, Texas - September 15, 2017

AUSTIN â A federal judge has further delayed enforcement of a new state law restricting a common second-trimester abortion procedure and set a trial to begin in early November. U.S. District Court Judge Lee Yeakel of Austin set the trial date for Nov.


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 ...


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


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.


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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