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Other Decisions Decision 14-50928 (09/06/2015)

Authority: United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (USA)

Date: 06/09/2015

Subject: The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the Texan law on abortion (2013 Texas House Bill No. 2), stating that Texas can require all abortion clinics to meet the same building, equipment and staffing standards that hospital-style surgical centres must meet.

Parties: Whole Woman’s Health, et al. v. Kirk Cole, M.D., Commissioner of the Texas Department of State Health Services, in his Official Capacity; Mari Robinson, Executive Director of the Texas Medical Board, in her Official Capacity

Original language: English

Classification: Freedoms - Art. 7 Privacy - Solidarity - Art. 35 Preventive health care

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