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Wave of abortion lawsuits may signal panic amid political shift


Wave of abortion lawsuits may signal panic amid political shift
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Amid a political shift in the U.S., pro-abortion rights groups have filed lawsuits against three statesâ abortion laws in what has been described the âfirst waveâ in their efforts. According to pro-life advocates the election of Donald Trump has caused panic among pro-abortion groups.Washington D.C. – In a changed political landscape, pro-abortion rights groups have filed lawsuits against three statesâ abortion laws.Jennifer Dalven, director of the ACLUâs reproductive freedom project, told the British newspaper The Independent that the lawsuits were just the âfirst waveâ in their efforts.But to Marjorie Dannenfelser of the pro-life Susan B. Anthony List, the lawsuits were a sign of panic among abortion advocates.âThey lost big at the ballot box, so now theyâre looking to the courts to undo the will of state legislatures,â said Dannenfelser, who advised the Trump campaign.

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