Arkansas near-total abortion ban blocked by judge

Arkansas near-total abortion ban blocked by judge

A rally in support of the Roe v Wade decision.

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked Arkansas’ near-total abortion ban a week before it was set to go into effect, saying it was “categorically unconstitutional.” The law makes exceptions only if the pregnant person’s life is in danger, and disproportionately targets people of color, LGBTQ+ and low-income people.

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