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“Every constitutional right is now at risk": Legal experts warn Supreme Court action on Texas abortion law could lead to copycats

Justice Sonia Sotomayor said the majority was straying from the court’s precedent to step in when state laws chill the exercise of constitutional rights while allowing other states to follow suit.

Marc Hearron, Senior Counsel for the Center for Reproductive Rights, and Julie Murray, Senior Staff Attorney at Planned Parenthood Federation of America, speak at a press conference outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 1, 2021.

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