Abortion Rights Advocates' Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Texas Abortion Restrictions

Abortion rights advocates spoke to reporters after the release of the Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The case… read more

Abortion rights advocates spoke to reporters after the release of the Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The case challenged the constitutionality of a Texas law that imposed new rules for abortion clinics and doctor that forced clinics to close, thereby narrowing access to abortion services. The court in a 5-3 vote struck down the law, ruling that the law is an unconstitutional “undue burden” on women seeking an abortion.

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Jun 27, 2016 | 10:58am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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