Ken Lambrecht | KERA News

Ken Lambrecht

The fight over abortion in Texas is being played out in federal court, where abortion rights activists are challenging a new state law.

The measure bans abortions at 20 weeks, adds building requirements for clinics and places more rules on doctors who perform abortions. Some clinics have shut down, saying they can't comply with the law set to go into effect Oct. 29.

Planned Parenthood is sharing new information of the merger of groups in Austin, Waco and North Texas. As KERA’s Courtney Collins explains, Planned Parenthood expects to come out even stronger.