Women denied abortions in Texas ask court for clarity over state's exceptions to ban
July 19, 2023
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Women who sued Texas after saying they were denied abortions despite serious risks to their health are headed to court Wednesday as legal challenges to abortion bans across the U.S. continue a year after the fall of Roe v. Wade.
The Texas case is believed to be the first brought by women who were denied abortions since the right to an abortion in the U.S. was overturned, according to the Center for Reproductive Rights, which is representing them.
The case before a Texas judge in Austin does not seek to reverse the state's abortion ban, which is one of the strictest in...