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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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