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Future of the Supreme Court

“I think one of the next big fights for the reproductive health, rights, and justice movement is to get rid of the Hyde and the Helms amendment, and abortion stories are going to be key to that.” The future of
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What’s Next for Abortion Rights in Texas?

On June 27, the United States Supreme Court issued a 5-3 decision striking down portions of Texas’ anti-abortion law, HB 2, which forced abortion clinics to close if they didn’t meet the same standards as surgical clinics. In the majority
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Race, rubella, and the long road to abortion reform

In 1964, women began requesting abortions at Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital—despite the fact that abortion had been illegal in the state since the 1870s. But the pregnant women had—or believed they had—what some called the “three-day measles”: rubella. A rash
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