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An El Paso woman is suing her doctor for negligence over an unwanted pregnancy

Grissel Velasco paid her doctor to perform a tubal ligation about a decade ago, but still became pregnant.

By Toluwani Osibamowo, KERA News
An El Paso mother's medical negligence lawsuit against her doctor for not tying her tubes and not telling her is now in the hands of the Texas Supreme Court. It comes as others throughout Texas are challenging state laws related to reproductive rights and bodily autonomy.

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