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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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Border Patrol sought extra resources in Del Rio as far back as June, union emails show

As far back as June, Border Patrol agents in Del Rio, Texas, began asking management for additional resources to more rapidly process migrants, but their calls for increased resources appear to have gone unmet until recent days when thousands and thousands of migrants were forced to wait under a bridge near the US-Mexico border.

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Governor using unprecedented methods to deter migrants

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said he will use "unprecedented" methods to deter migrants from crossing into the state, including parking Texas National Guard and Texas Department of Public Safety vehicles for miles along the border to create a "steel barrier." CNN's Rosa Flores has more.

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Migrant couple documents dangerous journey to the US

Cubans Aliuska Carballo Romero and Yoandri Calzadilla Darias were among the thousands of migrants held under a bridge in Del Rio, Texas. They talk to CNN's Rosa Flores about that experience and their harrowing journey to the United States.

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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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Opinion: An outrage at America's border

A human-rights catastrophe has taken shape on the border in Texas -- and it has happened on the Biden administration's watch. Monday, the nation saw horrifying images of Border Patrol officials appearing to chase and confront asylum seekers, who were largely Haitian, near the international bridge between Coahuila, Mexico, and Del Rio, Texas.

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