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Handful Of States Try To Restrict Abortion Access During Pandemic

A handful of states are trying to reduce abortion access during the coronavirus pandemic by classifying the procedure as an elective surgery at a time when hospitals have put them off.

Abortion rights groups have sued, but federal judges have ruled against the bans.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with NPR national correspondent Sarah McCammon (@sarahmccammon).

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Copyright 2021 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.

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