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Planned Parenthood reopens abortion clinic in Texas

May 02, 2017 - Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Planned Parenthood on Tuesday announced the reopening of its first abortion clinic in Texas since the U.S. Supreme Court last year struck down strict regulations that prompted more than half of the state's abortion facilities to close.

The location was notable: Waco, which like many rural and midsized cities in Texas lost its only abortion clinic after then-Gov. Rick Perry signed the regulations in 2013. The sweeping anti-abortion bill imposed costly operating standard...