(INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.) -- Indiana lawmakers advanced a bill Tuesday that would ban nearly all abortions in the state. The 7-5 vote by the Indiana Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee took place after members heard arguments from over 50 individuals who protested the bill's current... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department announced Thursday it has sued the State of Texas over its restrictive voting law that went into effect in September. The complaint argues SB1 violates Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act "by improperly restricting what assistance in the polling... Read More.
(DALLAS) -- A panel of judges on the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a temporary administrative stay Friday night that will allow state courts in Texas to continue accept lawsuits under the state's restrictive abortion law. President Joe Biden's Justice Department had sued... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Lawyers from the Justice Department and the state of Texas squared off in court Friday as the Biden administration seeks an order that would halt enforcement of the state's restrictive abortion law. In an overnight filing, DOJ officials accused Texas of mounting a... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department has filed suit against the state of Texas to block its restrictive law against abortions, Attorney General Merrick Garland said on Thursday, setting up a high-stakes legal battle after the Supreme Court allowed the law to go into effect... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is expected to file suit against the state of Texas in the coming days challenging its restrictive law against abortions, a source familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News Wednesday. Attorney General Merrick Garland said in a statement Monday... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court could decide as soon as Tuesday evening whether Texas can move forward with a controversial ban on most abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy that's set to take effect on Sept. 1. The law, Senate Bill 8, which would be among the strictest... Read More.
(AUSTIN, Texas) -- After weeks of debate and political maneuvering, the nation's next showdown over state voting rights lands in Texas on Thursday, when the Republican-backed House Bill 6 -- which seeks to revise the state's election laws -- heads to a floor vote. As... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Amid the fallout over Georgia's new sweeping elections law, Texas Democrats and voting rights activists are strategizing how to get some of the state's biggest employers to apply political pressure on lawmakers weighing restrictive voting bills in the Lone Star State. Over the... Read More.
BY: ALISA WIERSEMA, ABC NEWS (AUSTIN, TX) -- Amid a growing national discourse over ballot access, several major companies voiced concerns -- and in some cases, outright objections -- over bills that voting rights advocates say would make it harder to vote in... Read More.