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Texas' attempt to ban common abortion procedure blocked by appeals court

Women in Texas can continue to access the most common procedure used to end a pregnancy in the second trimester, after a federal appeals court Tuesday struck down a state law that would have curtailed its use.

A nurse practitioner consults with a patient at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Austin.

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