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  • Texas abortion clinics forced to close

    by Bonnie Pritchett/Southern Baptist TEXAN, posted Monday, October 06, 2014 (4 years ago)

    NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- All but seven or eight abortion clinics throughout Texas were forced to close Friday (Oct. 3) due to non-compliance with a Texas law enacted last year regulating the abortion industry.

    The U.S. Court of Appeals Fifth Circuit, based in New Orleans, ruled Thursday (Oct. 2) that House Bill 2 (HB 2) can be fully implemented while a lawsuit against two of its provisions is pending in appeals court. Read More