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  • New Arkansas Law Will Automatically Ban Abortion If Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

    On Tuesday night, Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law a measure that would automatically make abortion illegal in Arkansas if Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 Supreme Court decision that gave women the right to choose, is overturned. The move makes Arkansas the fifth state with a "trigger law" on the books, after Mississippi, Louisiana, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Earlier this month, Tennessee lawmakers also introduced a trigger ban, although it hasn't passed yet. Per the measure,...

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  • Ky. bill would ban most abortions if Roe v. Wade overturned

    The Kentucky House has passed a bill that would ban most abortions in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its decision legalizing the procedure nationwide. The bill passed

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  • Ky. bill would ban most abortions if Roe v. Wade overturned

    Kentucky lawmakers on Wednesday started advancing a bill to ban most abortions in the state if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its 1973 decision legalizing the procedure nationwide. The measure,

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  • The Point: What the Louisiana abortion ruling tells us about the fate of Roe v. Wade

    On Thursday night, the Supreme Court -- by a 5-4 margin -- blocked a Louisiana law that could have limited access to abortions in the state from going into effect. It was a victory, although perhaps a temporary one, for abortion rights supporters. It was also the first major abortion-related decision of the Court with its new conservative majority -- following the appointment of Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the bench last year.

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