Abortion providers sue Texas to undue decades-old laws
AUSTIN — Texas abortion providers, emboldened by a recent Supreme Court ruling, are suing Texas to undo a litany of abortion regulations that have been on the books for decades.
In a federal lawsuit filed Thursday, abortion providers argue the Supreme Court set a new standard for abortion laws when it struck down a 2013 Texas law that required stricter standards for doctors and clinics. The court ruled that the benefits of imposing the 2013 requirements did not justify the obstacles to access. Whole Woman’s Health, the largest abortion provider in Texas, now wants that standard applied to... read more
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