Paxton petitions Texas Supreme Court to block woman’s abortion ruling

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton wants the state Supreme Court to block a Dallas-area woman’s abortion after a judge permitted the procedure in an emergency hearing on Thursday. Kate Cox, 31, sued the state earlier this week for access to an abortion after receiving a fatal fetal diagnosis that doctors say could risk her health or future fertility. Travis County District Court Judge Maya Guerra Gamble granted a temporary restraining order allowing the abortion under the medical exemption clauses of the Texas’ abortion bans. Under the order, obstetrician-gynecologist Dr. Damla...

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