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

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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. Credit: Maria Crane/The Texas Tribune

By The Texas Tribune

May 21, 2024

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

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Guidance pushback

Weighing imminence

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