For the second time, a federal judge has ruled against Texas' abortion regulations, citing that a majority of abortion clinics would close because owners refuse to upgrade their facilities to meet basic health and safety standards that were set to go into effect Monday.
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A federal judge on Friday struck down new requirements for Texas abortion facilities -- a decision that could have shuttered all but a few abortion clinics in the state. The standards were set to go into effect Monday. U.S. DistrictShow More Summary
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Rejoice! A federal judge has just shut down parts of the HB2 devious and restrictive law that would have led to the closure of more than half of Texas' remaining clinics, deeming the rule "unconstitutional because it imposes an undue burden on the right of women throughout Texas to seek a pre-viability abortion." Read more...
Women's healthcare providers in Texas have at least a temporary reprieve from the worst provision of HB 2, the law intended to shutter most of the abortion clinics in Texas. The law that launched Wendy Davis's bid for governor. A federal...Show More Summary
More than a dozen Texas abortion clinics facing forced closure will remain open for the time being, as U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel ruled certain measures in the state's broad anti-abortion bill unconstitutional on Friday. Abortion...Show More Summary
The war on women in Texas is far from over, but a battle has been won. On Friday, a federal judge in Austin, TX blocked a new rule that would have forced more than half of the abortion clinics left in the state to close. The rule, which would have required all abortion clinics to [...]
A federal judge in Austin, Tex., blocked a stringent new rule on Friday that would have forced more than half of the state’s remaining abortion clinics to close.
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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen clinics from imminent closure.
District Judge Lee Yeakel said the so-called "ambulatory surgical center requirement" was unjust because it placed an undue burden on women by reducing the number of clinics where they could seek abortions and the regulations had no compelling public health interests. Show More Summary
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Shutterstock District Court Judge Lee Yeakel rejected part of Texas’ anti-abortion law Friday, in effect preventing the closure of more than half the state’s remaining clinics. The rule in question would have required abortion facilities to meet the same standards, including with regard to ventilation and parking, as surgery centers. Show More Summary
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A federal judge Friday threw out new Texas abortion restrictions that would have effectively closed more than a dozen clinics statewide in a victory for opponents of tough new anti-abortion laws sweeping across the U.S.
In his ruling today, Judge Lee Yeakel didn't mince words when he explained his decision to strike down a requirement that clinics meet the standards of ambulatory surgical center.
Abortion clinics in Texas have received a stay...at least for now.
Texans protest regulations on abortion clinics in 2013. Photo by Flickr user mirshasha A U.S. federal judge struck down a Texas abortion regulation law today, preventing more than a dozen abortion clinics from being forced to shut down...Show More Summary
Under the radical theory that forcing the closure of most of the state’s abortion clinics through regulations that have no legitimate medical purpose is an undue burden on a woman’s right to choose to have an abortion. Evidently, the ruling is unlikely to survive 5CA but at least the opinion is strong.
Faced with clinic closings and legislative defeats, Planned Parenthood’s political arm (Planned Parenthood Action Fund) is in the process of spending $16 million in this fall’s races. To gin up contributions, Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards has sent out a fiery but fact-challenged appeal fundraising letter to would-be supporters. Show More Summary