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  • 03.25.20
    (REVISED 4.22.2020) This litigation challenges actions taken by Governor Greg Abbott and other state officials to ensure that patients
  • 08.27.19
    Restrictions Texas law generally prohibits abortion at twenty weeks post-fertilization and during the third trimester.[fn]TEX. HEALTH & SAFETY
  • 07.20.17
    (REVISED 10.13.2020) The Center for Reproductive Rights and Planned Parenthood filed a new lawsuit in federal district court today challengi
  • 12.12.16
    (REVISED 09.05.2019) The Center for Reproductive Rights filed litigation against the state of Texas in 2016 challenging unconstitu
  • 06.28.16
    On June 27, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a historic decision striking down a Texas law designed to shut down most of the state’s abortion clini
  • 10.11.13
    Texas passed House Bill 2 in 2013, which requires that abortion providers obtain admitting privileges at local hospitals and mandates a medically ob
  • 07.18.13
    The Center challenged a newly enacted Texas law that prohibits a woman from getting an abortion unless her physician first performs an ultrasound, pla