Texas abortion case puts doctors' agency in treating pregnancy complications in the spotlight

Posted on AllSides November 29th, 2023
From The Center

The Texas Supreme Court on Tuesday heard a case that could end up deciding whether abortion in the state should be protected under its constitution when it’s provided for medical reasons. Also at stake is the issue of how much agency doctors have to exercise their medical judgment in the treatment of the most complicated pregnancies — a power that the case’s plaintiffs claim has been lost under Texas’s current abortion laws. The case was brought by the Center for Reproductive Rights, which represents two ob-gyns and 20 patients who...

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