Texas Judge Grants Woman’s Request for Abortion, in Rare Post-Roe Case

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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A Texas judge granted a request on Thursday to allow an abortion despite the state’s strict bans, ruling in the case of a pregnant woman whose fetus was diagnosed with a fatal condition.

The case is believed to be among the first attempts in the nation to seek a court-approved abortion since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last year and allowed states to enact their own abortion restrictions.

The judge, Maya Guerra Gamble of Travis County district court, sided with the woman, Kate Cox, who is 20...

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