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Abortion access in a post-Roe America

Posted on AllSides June 24th, 2022
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On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that recognized a woman's constitutional right to an abortion and legalized it nationwide. These 22 states are now primed to outlaw the procedure under existing laws or constitutional amendments that heavily restrict access. Some bans will take effect immediately and others in the weeks and months ahead.

South Dakota, Louisiana and Kentucky have “trigger” bans in place to immediately outlaw abortion once Roe is overturned. Penalties for people who provide or attempt to provide...

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