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Opponents of the law argued the law was burdensome and medically unnecessary and aimed only to regulate abortion clinics out of business.
As more people are rising up to challenge systemic racism, we must recognize how Black women and women of color will be most impacted if the court upholds a law designed to shut down abortion clinics.
One June night after 12:30 a.m., Iowa lawmakers mandated a 24-hour waiting period for patients seeking abortion care. A week later at 5:30 a.m., Tennessee lawmakers banned the procedure once a fetal heartbeat is detected.