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Texas Medical Board to discuss exceptions to state’s abortion ban

Posted on AllSides June 20th, 2024

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — The Texas Medical Board will meet Friday morning to discuss exceptions doctors can use to perform abortions legally in the state. In May, the Texas Supreme Court upheld that the medical exceptions in Texas’ abortion ban are sufficiently broad, and do not require doctors to allow their patients to approach death before intervening. The TMB published new language in late March to clarify possible exceptions. The rule couldn’t be adopted until after a 30-day public comment period and was expected to be voted on at a June...

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