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US moves to protect unborn children

The US Supreme Court now appears poised to accept a Mississippi law barring abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, after conservative justices hinted that a majority backed upholding the law. Its ruling, expected in June, may see millions of women lose their current access to abortion.

Iain Taylor; BBC; Guardian; CARE

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Pro-life activists are urging the court to ‘protect unborn children’, but others warn of an increase in maternal mortality if abortion is restricted. Both sides of the debate regard this case – known as Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization – as an all-or-nothing fight.