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Texas Abortion Restrictions

“A pivotal day”: Texas abortion law’s Supreme Court hearings spur hope for some, fear for others

Anti-abortion groups and reproductive rights activists faced off outside the U.S. Supreme Court as it heard Texas' abortion case.

People wearing Handmaid's costumes stand outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2021.
An anti-abortion prays outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 1, 2021. Today, the Supreme Court will hear cases regarding abortion in Texas.
Kate from Dallas, who did not provide a last name, holds a sign reading, “Pro choice Texan” outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2021.
A member of the Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising holds a prop fetus outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2021.
State Sen. Bryan Hughes, R-Mineola, author of the six-week abortion ban, speaks to a television news crew outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2021.

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