Supreme Court To Hear Texas Abortion Case
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to a Texas law that imposes tough restrictions on abortion clinics.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | November 13, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court will take its first major abortion case in nearly a decade.
At issue are two provisions of a Texas law that if implemented could shut down half the state’s remaining abortion clinics. (Video via The Texas Tribune)
The law — passed in 2013 — requires abortion clinics meet hospital-level standards and says doctors performing abortions need to have admitting privileges at local hospitals.