No. 13-51008.

748 F.3d 583 (2014)

PLANNED PARENTHOOD OF GREATER TEXAS SURGICAL HEALTH SERVICES; Planned Parenthood Center for Choice; Planned Parenthood Sexual Healthcare Services; Whole Woman's Health; Austin Women's Health Center; Killeen Women's Health Center; Southwestern Women's Surgery Center; West Side Clinic, Incorporated; Routh Street Women's Clinic; Houston Women's Clinic, Each on behalf of itself, its Patients and Physicians; Alan Braid, M.D.; Lamar Robinson, M.D.; Pamela J. Richter, D.O., each on behalf of themselves and their patients; Planned Parenthood Women's Health Center, Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. Attorney General Gregory ABBOTT; David Lakey, M.D.; Mari Robinson, Executive Director of the Texas Medical Board, Defendants-Appellants.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

March 27, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Helene T. Krasnoff , Alice Clapman , Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, DC, Roger James George, Jr. , Trial Attorney, Elizabeth Rose von Kreisler , George Brothers Kincaid & Horton, L.L.P., Austin, TX, Rebecca L. Robertson , Attorney Houston, TX, Janet Crepps , Center for Reproductive Rights, Simpsonville, SC, Esha Bhandari , Center for Reproductive Rights, Brigitte Adrienne Amiri , Senior Attorney, Renee Paradis American Civil Liberties Union Foundation of New York New York, NY, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

Jonathan F. Mitchell , Solicitor General, Office of the Solicitor General for the State of Texas, Arthur Cleveland D'Andrea , Beth Ellen Klusmann, Esq. , Andrew S. Oldham , Deputy Solicitor General, Office of the Attorney General, Office of the Solicitor General, Austin, TX, for Defendants-Appellants.

Before JONES, ELROD, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.

EDITH H. JONES, Circuit Judge.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas Surgical Health Services and other abortion facilities and three physicians (collectively "Planned Parenthood") sued the Attorney General of Texas and other individuals (collectively "the State"), seeking to enforce their rights and those of patients for declaratory judgment and to enjoin two provisions of 2013 Texas House Bill No. 2 ("H.B. 2") pertaining to the regulation of surgical abortions and...

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