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Alabama governor signs near-total ban on abortion in battle that could reach Supreme Court


The bill essentially outlaws abortion at any stage of pregnancy, intended by the bill’s supporters to provoke a court battle that will go all the way to the Supreme Court in an effort to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that affirmed a woman’s right to abortion under the Constitution.