US Supreme Court To Review Texas Abortion Law

By Jeff Overley (November 13, 2015, 2:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review a deeply controversial Texas law regulating abortion services, teeing up a fight with major implications for access to abortion across the country.

College students and abortion rights activists hold signs during a rally on the steps of the Texas Capitol on Feb. 26, 2015. (Credit: AP) Texas' law requires abortion doctors to have admitting privileges at local hospitals. The law also requires abortion clinics to meet the same building standards as ambulatory surgical centers.

A district court blocked the law last year, only to be largely reversed by the Fifth Circuit, which...

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