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  • By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ The Associated Press

DES MOINES — Iowa had a nearly 50 percent drop in the number of people enrolled in its family planning program since it switched to a state-fu…

  • By Travis M. Andrews | The Washington Post

On Friday, State Rep. Jessica Farrar, D-Houston, filed Texas House bill 4260, titled "Man's Right to Know Act," which would require men to wait 24 hours after an "initial health care consultation" to receive an elective vasectomy, colonoscopy or Viagra prescription.

  • By Emily Langer | The Washington Post

Norma McCorvey, who was 22, unwed, mired in addiction and poverty, and desperate for a way out of an unwanted pregnancy when she became Jane Roe, the pseudonymous plaintiff in the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to an abortion, died Feb. 18 at an assisted-living facility in Katy, Texas. She was 69.

  • By John Austin | CNHI State Reporter

AUSTIN - Despite a U.S. Supreme Court decision last year overturning the state's abortion restrictions, Texas lawmakers rejoined a battle over the procedure in the state Senate on Wednesday.