Kate Cox, a 31-year-old woman from Texas, sought an emergency abortion due to severe fetal abnormalities.
The Texas Supreme Court temporarily halts abortion after a favorable court decision.
Cox's health was at risk and she faced legal challenges due to Texas' strict abortion ban.
The Texas Supreme Court, composed of Republicans, has not yet made a final decision.
Even though abortion care was available in other states and countries, Cox left Texas to seek treatment.
Cox’s lawsuit highlights the dangers of abortion bans and the ineffectiveness of exceptions.
Cox's baby was diagnosed with complete trisomy 18 and is at high risk for miscarriage or stillbirth.
Doctors informed Cox of the risks of continuing the pregnancy, including possible health complications.
Texas has implemented multiple abortion bans that impact access to abortion services.
Texas Attorney General Paxton argued that fertility risks are not considered life-threatening conditions under state law.