Marlise Munoz, the brain-dead pregnant Texas woman who was kept on life support against her and her family's wishes, was finally disconnected from life support yesterday.
The attorneys said the fetus is "gestating within a dead and deteriorating body as the horrified family looks on."
Latinas in Texas - where more than 60 reproductive health clinics have closed since 2010 - face such severely restricted and limited reproductive health care that their human rights are violated.
"We are disappointed by the Supreme Court's failure to block this unnecessary, burdensome Texas law. It's only purpose is to deny women access to abortion – an essential part of women's reproductive health care."
"I'm not suggesting you actually take a woman to an abortion clinic. It's a Wonderful opportunity to minister to an abortion minded woman for an hour while you DON'T take her to the clinic."
"We now look to the Supreme Court to protect women's access to these essential health care services while we fight this critical court battle."
"Today's decision has averted a catastrophic health crisis for women across the state of Texas."
Wendy Davis announced yesterday that she will run for Texas governor in the November 2014 elections.