Reproductive rights in America The Supreme Court could overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, a move that would effectively end federal protection for abortion rights.
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A small group, including Stephanie Batchelor, left, sits on the steps of the Georgia state Capitol protesting the overturning of Roe v. Wade on June 26, 2022. The Georgia Supreme Court on Wednesday, Nov. 23, reinstated the state's ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy. Ben Gray/AP hide caption

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Fulton County Superior Court Judge Robert McBurney instructs potential jurors during proceedings to seat a special purpose grand jury on, May 2, 2022, in Atlanta. McBurney overturned Georgia's ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy, ruling Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022, that it violated the U.S. Constitution and U.S. Supreme Court precedent when it was enacted and was therefore void. Ben Gray/AP hide caption

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Allison Case is a family medicine physician who is licensed to practice in both Indiana and New Mexico. Via telehealth appointments, she's used her dual license in the past to help some women who have driven from Texas to New Mexico, where abortion is legal, to get their prescription for abortion medication. Then came Indiana's abortion ban. Farah Yousry/ Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams joins a group of women as they discuss their personal stories of miscarraige at her campaign headquarters in Decatur, Ga. on Aug. 3. Riley Bunch/GPB hide caption

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Stacey Abrams is behind in the polls and looking to abortion rights to help her win

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For one rape survivor, new abortion bans bring back old, painful memories

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Abortion rights activists chant slogans as the Indiana Senate debates during a special session in Indianapolis before voting to ban abortions. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett hide caption

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Two months after the Dobbs ruling, new abortion bans are taking hold

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A demonstrator in Berlin in 2020 holds up a placard reading "Against Abortion?! Have a Vasectomy" during a protest against Poland's near-total ban on abortion. Tobias Schwarz/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A package of Aviane birth control pills. The federal program known as Title X provides birth control, tests for sexually transmitted infections, and offers other reproductive health care for low-income patients. Crixell Matthews/VPM hide caption

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Abortion-rights advocates are using social media to reach young people who have more questions than ever about how to get an abortion. Leah Willingham/AP hide caption

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Some of the evidence against Jessica Burgess, 41, was handed over to police by Facebook. Facebook's parent company, Meta, released a statement saying it had received valid warrants from law enforcement in Nebraska and that "the warrants did not mention abortion at all." Dan Kitwood/Getty Images hide caption

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A room in a Planned Parenthood of Illinois clinic in Waukegan, where abortion providers from Wisconsin are helping to provide access to more patients from their home state now that abortion is nearly banned there. Manuel Martinez/WBEZ hide caption

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Abortion is legal in Illinois. In Wisconsin, it's nearly banned. So clinics teamed up

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Dr. Nicole Scott, the residency program director at Indiana's largest teaching hospital, is worried what the near-total ban on abortion in the state means for her hospital's ability to recruit and retain the best doctors. Farah Yousry/Side Effects Public Media hide caption

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Their mentor was attacked. Now young OB-GYNs may leave Indiana

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Abortion-rights protesters fill Indiana Statehouse corridors and cheer outside legislative chambers on Friday as lawmakers vote to concur on a near-total abortion ban, in Indianapolis. Arleigh Rodgers/AP hide caption

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