Supreme Court justices agree to hear crucial Texas abortion case on March 2

By Dave Andrusko Last week, while NRL News Today was on break to celebrate Christmas, the Supreme Court announced the date it would hear arguments in a challenge to two key provisions of HB 2, Texas’s omnibus 2013 pro-life bill. The day the justices set is Wednesday, March 2, 2016. This would mean, as was …

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Supreme Court appears poised to act quickly on Texas abortion law challenge

By Dave Andrusko Veteran Supreme Court reporter Lyle Denniston reported Wednesday that the justices will likely act promptly on the request by abortionists to delay the impact of two provisions of Texas’ H.B. 2 scheduled to go into effect in July until the High Court acts on an appeal they will file later. As we …

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Federal appeals court upholds Texas’ historic pro-life HB 2

By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortion attorneys have vowed to quickly appeal a decision by a three-judge panel of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals which upheld the bulk of Texas’s historic HB 2, the 2013 law which then-state Senator Wendy Davis famously filibustered. Noteworthy is that pro-abortionists did not challenge the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection …

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Federal Judge promises quick action in challenge to Texas pro-life law

  By Dave Andrusko After hearing five days of ultra-expedited trial and argument, U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel said today that he will rule as quickly as possible on a challenge to Texas’ HB 2 requirement that abortions be performed in ambulatory surgical centers. Today attorneys for the plaintiffs and for the state of Texas …

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5th Circuit upholds challenged portions of Texas’ pro-life H.B. 2

  By Dave Andrusko A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit Thursday unanimously upheld provisions of Texas’ H.B. 2 that had been challenged by the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for Reproductive Rights, and several Texas abortion clinics. At issue was a …

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