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Abortion-rights supporters in Seattle protest on Tuesday against President Trump and his choice of federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his second nominee to the Supreme Court. Activists are preparing for the possibility that Kavanaugh's confirmation could weaken abortion rights. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe V. Wade

With Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination still up for debate, activists are planning for potential battles in state legislatures if the court eventually weakens national abortion rights.

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Cities Planning Supervised Drug Injection Sites Fear Justice Department Reaction

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Get Pumped: 100+ Fabulous Pairs Of Shoes Are On View In New York

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Why Charlotte Is One Of Ben Carson's Models For HUD's Work Requirements

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Abortion-rights supporters in Seattle protest on Tuesday against President Trump and his choice of federal appeals Judge Brett Kavanaugh as his second nominee to the Supreme Court. Activists are preparing for the possibility that Kavanaugh's confirmation could weaken abortion rights. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption

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Abortion Rights Advocates Preparing For Life After Roe v. Wade

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China Is Better Able To Withstand A Trade War Than In The Past

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