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From Maine to Hawaii, abortion rights advocates will protest to ‘stop the bans’

Abortion rights protesters trying to stop a wave of anti-abortion laws plan to flood statehouses, town squares and courthouses Tuesday. More than 50 organizations — including the American Civil Liberties Union and NARAL Pro-Choice America — are participating in #StopTheBans protests nationwide. Rallies will take place at noon local time in almost all 50 states.…MORE

Federal judge slams Mississippi over new law banning abortions after six weeks

A federal judge in Mississippi expressed deep skepticism on Tuesday about a state law that bans abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy, sending a signal that attempts across the country to pass near total bans on abortion might not easily withstand judicial scrutiny. During a hearing, US District Judge Carlton Reeves expressed anger…MORE