US appeals court upholds Texas ban on second-trimester abortion procedure

(Reuters) - The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday upheld a Texas law banning the most common abortion procedure used by doctors for terminating second-trimester pregnancies, overturning an earlier decision from a three-judge panel of the same court.

(Reporting by Steve Gorman in Los Angeles; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)