Following weeks of heated protests at the state capitol, Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) signed into law on July 18th a package of abortion restrictions that is expected to drastically reduce access to abortion across the state. John Celock joins Mike to discuss.
"When Governor Perry signed the bill, he signaled a clear break with Texas families," Davis said in a statement shortly after
Recalling earlier rounds of testimony over HB 2, Slamen said that Republicans had attempted to shoot down mention of reports
One of the controversial tenets of the abortion restriction bill would require all abortions to be performed in ambulatory
5. Pre-abortion sonograms Copyright 2011 Thomson Reuters. Click for Restrictions. The outcome: Passed by Legislature; sent
"Informed consent is supposed to be about medical risk," she said. "Pregnant women are already aware that they're carrying
As Gov. Rick Perry touted Texas' new law that requires women seeking abortions to have a sonogram, a national abortion-rights
Opponents of the legislation said the law interferes in the doctor-patient relationship by adding a government requirement
Proponents say the law is necessary to make sure women understand what an abortion entails. Opponents say it would interfere
Opponents said that the requirement would traumatize women already in a difficult situation. During debate on the House floor