States rush to revise their abortion laws as a major U.S. Supreme Court decision nears

As GOP-lead states restrict access, blue states are preparing for an influx of patients seeking abortions

By: - April 21, 2022 4:10 am
Anti abortion activists at U.S. Supreme Cour

Anti-abortion demonstrators wait outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, D.C. The court’s decision on Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban is expected sometime within the next two months. (Jane Norman/States Newsroom)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.