Texas judge to weigh in on exceptions to state abortion laws

The issue of exceptions to Texas’ near-total abortion ban are in state court for a second day, after a long day of testimony Wednesday from some of the women who are suing the state, saying the laws put their lives, and their babies, at risk.

During the often emotional testimony, the women shared stories of how they were unable to get a medical abortion during their pregnancies, despite having severe risks to their lives. At one point, the judge called a recess after one of the women got physically ill on the witness stand while recounting her experience of having to carry her baby to term — even though doctors told her halfway through her pregnancy that her daughter had no chance of survival….”

By Molly
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