The State-by-State Battle Over Abortion in the US

In overturning Roe v. Wade, the US Supreme Court didn’t so much address America’s long-running fight over abortion as spread it to statehouses across the country. The court’s June 2022 ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization repealed constitutional protections for abortions that had been in place since 1973. That gave conservative governors and legislatures the power they had long sought to limit the medical procedure in their states, in some cases severely. Advocates on both side

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