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Federal appeals court to hear narrow challenge to Texas abortion law on Friday

In December, the U.S. Supreme Court left the law largely intact, allowing only a challenge against medical licensing officials to proceed. An appeals court will now consider whether to send the case to the Texas Supreme Court.

Dr. Ericka Jaramillo does an ultrasound on a patient from Austin, Texas, before her surgical abortion at Trust Women clinic in Oklahoma City, on Dec. 6, 2021.

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