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Opinion: The memo that saved abortion rights in America

Early this month, the Supreme Court chose to let stand Texas Senate Bill 8, a law that bans abortion after just six weeks of pregnancy and deputizes private citizens to enforce it. This new law is one of a number passed in recent years that flagrantly violate Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision which established a Constitutional right to abortion until viability -- the point when a fetus can survive outside the womb.

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Texas doctor could be what real allyship on abortion rights looks like

Women in Texas need allies. And not the silent kind who quietly grumble to like-minded people about how heinous it is that a group made up of mostly well-off White men decided to pass an abortion law that would disproportionately affect the poorest women of color: those who can't afford to travel out of the vast state of Texas for a safe abortion, can't take time off work to do so, can't get child care for their children while they are away, don't have private health insurance or are undocumented.

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Texas doctor says he violated the state's strict new abortion law

A Texas doctor is publicly revealing that he violated a state law that bans abortions after six weeks and says he is inviting legal challenges under the controversial law, which has so far withstood efforts by pro-abortion rights supporters to block it.

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Mexico's abortion ruling could make waves beyond its borders

The ground literally shook on the day the Mexican Supreme Court decriminalized abortion: On September 7, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Mexican Pacific coast, rocking several states and killing one person. It lasted about a minute.

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Mississippi abortion clinic asks Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade

A Mississippi abortion clinic filed the latest salvo over the future of abortion rights Monday, urging the Supreme Court to reject a bid to "jettison a half-century of settled precedent" and block a law that bars most abortions in the state after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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