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After California passed the Reproductive FACT Act in 2015, a number of anti-abortion pregnancy clinics filed lawsuits. The Supreme Court says it will consider the law in its upcoming session. One of the clinics was the East County Pregnancy Care Clinic in El Cajon, Calif., seen here in a file photo. Becky Sullivan/NPR hide caption

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D.C. Appeals Court Rules For Teen Seeking Abortion While In U.S. Illegally

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Abortion rights opponents gather during a rally in downtown Louisville earlier this summer. A federal judge issued an order to keep protesters away from a "buffer zone" outside the EMW Women's Surgical Center. Dylan Lovan/AP hide caption

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Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, D, center, recently signed a bill into law that would require insurers in the state to cover reproductive health services. Don Ryan/AP hide caption

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Activists celebrate outside the Constitutional Court in Santiago, Chile, on Monday. The court approved a measure to ease the country's strict abortion ban by decriminalizing the procedure in certain cases. Claudio Reyes/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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During a march last month in favor of President Michelle Bachelet's bill, a demonstrator displays a handkerchief with an embroidered image of a uterus and the word "free" in Spanish. Esteban Felix/AP hide caption

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A patient is tested for malaria at a clinic in Kenya. U.S. funding for antimalarial efforts, HIV prevention and other programs abroad could be affected by the newly expanded "Mexico City policy." Wendy Stone/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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(Left) Groups of young people travelled from around the country to listen to speakers ranging from Vice President Mike Pence to Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst ahead of the march. (Right) Towson University student Edena Zeweie, 18, came with a friend. Her friend said that they were there to be "the voice for those who have no voice" and protest for Planned Parenthood to be defunded. Meg Kelly/NPR hide caption

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Opponents of abortion rights gather at the Washington Monument to hear Vice President Pence speak at the March for Life rally on Friday. Tasos Katopodis /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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On Abortion, Goals Of Back-To-Back Marches Couldn't Be More Different

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The U.S. abortion rate is at the lowest recorded point since the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. Katie Park/NPR hide caption

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U.S. Abortion Rate Falls To Lowest Level Since Roe v. Wade

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Signage is displayed outside a Planned Parenthood office in Peoria, Ill. Donald Trump's political inner circle is very much in favor of defunding the organization. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed a 20-week abortion ban into law Tuesday, the same day he vetoed legislation outlawing abortions once a fetus's heartbeat is detectable. Above, Kasich in Washington, D.C., last month. Cheriss May/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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