Meet the Houston OB-GYNs pushing back against Texas abortion laws
After working in Houston for more than two decades, Drs. Judy Levison and Damla Karsan want to be a voice for colleagues and patients caught between legal penalties and ethical treatment.
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Last spring, Dr. Judy Levison started to give her routine answer when a patient, who was 15 weeks pregnant, asked why she should receive a blood test that picks up certain fetal defects.
Some women simply want to prepare themselves, the longtime Houston obstetrician-gynecologist explained. For others, she said, certain abnormalities may cause them to consider abortion.