Friday, Jun 15 2018 UPDATED 9:08 AM full issue The Whole Women’s Health Alliance, which won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court Case in 2016, filed the lawsuit Thursday, stating the state’s abortion restrictions put “medically unnecessary burdens on patients, require doctors to lie to their patients and have led to clinics being shut down.” Among the old Texas laws being newly challenged are requirements that only doctors and not clinic staff can perform abortions, licensing standards, required ultrasounds in which the image of the fetus is shown to the patient and 24-hour waiting periods. The Associated Press: Texas Abortion Clinics Sue To Undo Laws Dating Back Decades Austin American-Statesman: Sweeping Lawsuit Seeks To Overturn Dozens Of Texas’ Abortion Laws Politico: Dozens Of Abortion Curbs Challenged In Lawsuit By Texas Clinic The Hill: Abortion Provider Files New Suit Against Texas Restrictions Dallas Morning News: Abortion Rights Supporters Sue Texas Over Dozens Of Laws They Say Restrict The Procedure Texas Tribune: Texas Abortion Rights Groups Sue In An Effort To Strike Down Years Of Abortion-Related State Laws This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.
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