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Monday, October 28th, 2013

Updated: Court rules abortion restriction unconstitutional

Less than 24 hours before new abortion regulations were set to take effect in Texas, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel on Monday blocked implementation of one provision challenged by abortion providers and partially blocked a second provision, ruling that they could place an undue burden on women and are therefore unconstitutional. 

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Group targets abortion waiting period requirement

The Texas House Women’s Health Caucus has announced plans to try to repeal the 24-hour waiting period imposed by the abortion sonogram law that legislators approved in 2011.

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

Letter: John Adams is right for women

In a letter to the editor, Texas State grad student DANIA ALRASHEED says the state representative will support women's access to subsidized cervical and breast cancer screenings.

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