A new survey from the Dallas Morning News and University of Texas found that just 45 percent of Texans approve of Abbott's performance.
He described seeing three teens die from illegal abortions in 1972, a year before Roe v. Wade.
"My girlfriend is a patient there and I'm going to bring the heat. If she kills my baby, I'm going to kill her," Carlos Manuel Rodriguez Brime allegedly said.
In his order, Judge Robert Pitman, an Obama appointee, said that Texas "wished to be heard" on the abortion law.
"The problem of abortion, abortion is more than a problem, abortion is murder," Pope Francis said. "Scientifically, it's a human life."
The person who brought the action may be awarded a minimum $10,000 civil award, with $5,000 of the fine going toward a "State Abortion Freedom Access Fund."
Except for one, all of the online ads from pro-life group Live Action remain banned by Google, including one about abortion pill reversal.
"Since S.B. 8 took effect on September 1, exactly what we feared would happen has come to pass," said Melaney Linton, president of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast.
Some anti-abortion advocates are worried that the new Texas law will cause a "backlash" against the movement.
Francis warned that bishops should act "pastorally" rather than "politically," adding that he had never refused Communion to anyone who sought it from him.
In the state of Texas, most preborn children are now protected from the horrific violence of abortion.
The Shut Down DC group demanded the Supreme Court justice resign after allowing Texas' controversial six-week abortion law to pass.
Officer Jay Taylor, who had been tasked with keeping civility at the weekly protests, wrote in a police report that over the past two months "an offensive odor" surrounded the sidewalk.
"That sense of security we once had in our nation has been ripped apart," New York Governor Kathy Hochul said.
Barrett's confirmation to the high court in the waning days of Donald Trump's presidency sealed a conservative majority.
Mississippi's limit on abortion—which the Supreme Court will consider this fall—is supported by historical legal principles as well as the latest science.
The law effectively deputizes private citizens to act at attorneys general, and experts warn that might not stop with abortion.
States, cities and businesses are attempting to woo employees away from the Lone Star State in the wake of its controversial new laws.
The attorney general announced the lawsuit from the Justice Department against Texas during a Thursday press conference.
Palin called the New York Democrat a "fake feminist," which led to AOC responding on Twitter about starting a fund for abortion providers in Texas.
In a 2-1 ruling Wednesday, Indiana was allowed to continue enforcing laws restricting abortion consultations and procedures.
"History shows that people will cross state lines to receive proper care," Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring wrote in a brief filed Wednesday.
Raquel Fatiuk reminded the Texas governor that most rapists are known to their victims and are not "the Boogeyman hiding in a bush."
"This law does not demonstrate concern for the health, safety, and well-being of those who may become pregnant," said a statement from Mayor Ted Wheeler's office.
Don Huffines said Abbott "fell short" of recognizing the "human value of all unborn children" in recent comments.
Mexico's Supreme Court decided Tuesday that individuals seeking abortions cannot legally be punished.
Whitmer reached out to the Republican-controlled state legislature in Michigan to move toward canceling the 1931 anti-abortion law.
"Let's make something very clear. Rape is a crime," the governor said Tuesday.
"I am for a woman's right to choose. I am also for a state having the ability to make their own laws, and so I support Texas in that decision," Jenner said.