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Texas women seeking abortions have few out-of-state options

Clip: 09/02/2021 | 5m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

In Texas, abortions have all but ended after a late-night decision from the U.S. Supreme Court that kept in effect a new state law banning the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected, about 6 weeks into a pregnancy. While abortion rights advocates try to figure out their next legal step, anti-abortion activists are preparing for their role as enforcers of the new law. John Yang reports.

Aired: 09/02/21

Rating: NR

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