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Texas Supreme Court blocks order allowing abortion; woman who sought it leaves state

The Texas Supreme Court ruled that Kate Cox did not qualify for an abortion under the medical exception to the state’s near-total abortion ban. Just hours prior, Cox’s lawyers said she’d traveled out of state to have the procedure.

Protestors holding a variety of signs showing support of women's rights, listen to a speaker during a Women's Wave protest, hosted by Bans Off Our Bodies Fort Worth, on Oct. 8, 2022 outside of the Tarrant County Courthouse in downtown Fort Worth.

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