State law still has a 1849 abortion ban on the books. The only thing holding it back is Roe v. Wade.
Florida and Texas have begun to vaccinate people 65 and older ahead of frontline essential workers, following state governors' orders.
Low-income patients in Texas and Louisiana who utilize Planned Parenthood’s many health services will soon see their options restricted.
Texas, Georgia, and 33 other US states have voter ID laws in place for the 2020 election. They don't stop voter fraud, but they do prevent thousands of registered voters from casting ballots.
The appeals court upheld Gov. Greg Abbott's rule that limited each Texas county to one absentee ballot drop-off location. The governor's move was criticized as a voter suppression tactic.
"The Republicans have tried every tactic in the book to suppress votes. They are just changing the rules, which is going to confuse people," a lawyer at LULAC said.
"There's this misconception that Latinos are not involved in the political process, or that in our culture, we don't talk about [politics], but we're trying to change that."