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At five hour hearing, no one is happy with Texas Medical Board’s proposed abortion guidance

Doctors, lawyers and advocates say the state board’s new guidance still doesn’t clarify when doctors can legally perform abortions.

Texas Medical Board President Sherif Zaafran, M.D., speaks during a board meeting in the George H.W. Bush Building in Austin on March 22, 2024. All the seats in the room were filled as the board considered agenda item number 28, "Consideration and possible action on rules regarding exceptions to the ban on abortions."

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