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Abortion opponents in Sacramento, Calif., protest legislation that would require public university campuses in California to provide the pills used in medication abortion. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption

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California Again Considers Making Abortion Pills Available At Public Colleges

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Mifepristone is a medication used to end early pregnancies and to relieve the symptoms of miscarriage. It's heavily restricted by the FDA. Adria Malcolm hide caption

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Abortion protesters attempt to hand out literature as they stand in the driveway of a Planned Parenthood clinic in Indianapolis on Aug. 16. Michael Conroy/AP hide caption

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Planned Parenthood Withdraws From Title X Program Over Trump Abortion Rule

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Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks at a National Governors Association meeting last year. A federal judge late Tuesday temporarily blocked abortion restrictions signed into law by the governor in March. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Anti-abortion-rights advocates gather outside a St. Louis Planned Parenthood clinic in June. Title X recipients have been given more time to comply with new regulations. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Supporters of Planned Parenthood demonstrated at New York's City Hall against the Trump administration's Title X rule change in February. Planned Parenthood now says it clinics nationwide will stop using federal Title X family planning funds. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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The American Medical Association is suing North Dakota over two laws relating to abortion. Cultura RM Exclusive/Sigrid Gomb/Getty Images hide caption

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American Medical Association Wades Into Abortion Debate With Lawsuit

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Alison Beyea of ACLU of Maine speaks during an abortion-rights rally at Congress Square Park in Portland, Maine, in May. Democrats elected last November have pushed through two laws that expand access to abortion in the state. Derek Davis/Portland Press Herald via Getty Images hide caption

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Newly Blue, Maine Expands Access To Abortion

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The ACLU, Planned Parenthood and several abortion providers in Georgia are asking a federal court to stop the state's new abortion restrictions from taking effect. Here, a woman is seen during protests last month after Gov. Brian Kemp signed the bill. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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A 19-year-old woman talks with nurse Valeria Zafisoa at a traveling contraception clinic in eastern Madagascar run by the British nonprofit group Marie Stopes International. Samantha Reinders for NPR hide caption

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'Patients Will Die': One County's Challenge To Trump's 'Conscience Rights' Rule

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Tyler Haney, CEO of Outdoor Voices, is one of more than 180 business leaders who signed a letter opposing restrictive abortion laws. Rick Kern/Getty Images for Inc hide caption

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CEOs Becoming More Active On Political Issues, Including Abortion

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University of Alabama employees remove the name of Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. from its law school's sign in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Friday, after the board of trustees voted to return $21.5 million to longtime donor Hugh F. Culverhouse Jr. Blake Paterson/AP hide caption

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Georgia state Rep. Erica Thomas speaks during a protest against recently passed abortion-ban bills at the state Capitol on May 21 in Atlanta. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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Disney CEO Bob Iger speaks onstage at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, Calif., on Wednesday. Iger says Disney may stop filming in the state of Georgia should a new, restrictive abortion law take effect. Amy Sussman/Getty Images hide caption

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Rep. Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., speaks at an abortion-rights rally at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday in Washington, D.C. It was part of a day of action nationwide to protest a wave of state laws restricting abortion. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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The Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Civil Rights has issued new rules protecting health care workers who refuse to be involved in certain procedures for religious or moral reasons. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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