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Republican judges reinstate 30-mile admissions rule for Texas abortion providers

A panel of three Republican federal judges’ ruling on Thursday means at least 12 Texas women’s health clinics will not be allowed to offer abortion services, the Associated Press reported. The judges from the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that a provision in the state law HB2 requiring doctors…

Federal judge strikes down parts of Texas anti-abortion law

Some of the heavily-criticized restrictions on women’s health clinics that provided the impetus for state Sen. Wendy Davis’ (D) gubernatorial campaign were declared unconstitutional by a federal judge on Monday, the Associated Press reported. District Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in his decision that House Bill 2′s requirement that doctors at…

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