Supreme Court’s Abortion Ruling Sets off New Court Fights

The Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade moved to courtrooms around the country as anti-abortion advocates looked to quickly enact statewide bans and their opponents sought to buy more time.

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Mitzi Rivas, left, hugs her daughter Maya Iribarren during an abortion-rights protest at City Hall in San Francisco following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Friday, June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to end constitutional protections for abortion has cleared the way for states to impose bans and restrictions on abortion — and will set off a series of legal battles. (AP Photo/Josie Lepe)
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Supreme Court’s ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade moved Monday to courtrooms around the country as anti-abortion advocates looked to quickly enact statewide bans and their opponents sought to buy more time. The high court’s decision Friday to end constitutional protections for abortion opened the gates for a wave of legal battles from all sides. Many of the court cases will focus on “trigger laws,” adopted in 13 states in…

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