Red states are ramping up the abortion fight with new, restrictive bills.

Do it while you can


Republican-led states are charging ahead with a spate of restrictive anti-abortion bills designed to trigger a legal battle that lands at the doorstep of the U.S. Supreme Court, lawmakers and experts said.

Alabama, poised to pass the country’s toughest limits this week, is just one of two dozen states that have proposed or passed measures to restrict abortion this legislative session, an onslaught advocates on both sides of the issue view as a strategic shift inspired by a stronger conservative majority on the high court.

“What we’re seeing is unprecedented in the sense that we’ve never seen this many near-total abortion bans moving through state legislatures and getting enacted,” one abortion rights advocate who analyzes state policies said.

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