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AUSTIN, TX - SEPTEMBER 11: Abortion rights activists rally at the Texas State Capitol on September 11, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Texas Lawmakers recently passed several pieces of conservative legislation, including SB8, which prohibits abortions in Texas after a fetal heartbeat is detected on an ultrasound, usually between the fifth and sixth weeks of pregnancy. (Photo by Jordan Vonderhaar/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 02: A view of the Supreme Court on September 2, 2021 in Washington, DC.  The Supreme Court declined to block the new Texas law that prohibits abortions around six weeks into a pregnancy and will let the legal battle play out in the lower courts. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
ATLANTA, GA - JULY 19: U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks during a U.S. Senate Rules Committee Georgia Field Hearing on the right to vote at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights on July 19, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)
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on January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.
UNITED STATES - JUNE 25: Protesters call for a vote on the NIFLA v. Becerra case outside of the Supreme Court on June 25, 2018. The case involves pro-life pregnancy centers and the requirement by California law to provide information on abortion. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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on January 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.

It’s been a fear for pro-choice advocates for some time — one that grew when Trump was elected and only accelerated after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away late last year.

When will reproductive rights be back in front of the Supreme Court?

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Nail In Coffin? Facing Toughest Race Yet, Collins Forced To Answer For Kavanaugh Vote
Susan Collins’ purported centrist credentials have relied in part on her stance as an advocate of reproductive rights. That sort of positioning works well in Maine. But, with her vote for Kavanaugh, Collins lost endorsements that could prove detrimental to her reelection.
CAPITOL HILL, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, UNITED STATES - 2013/06/01: Supreme Court Building, eastern facade. (Photo by John Greim/LightRocket via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - JANUARY 29: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) takes questions from reporters in the Senate subway during a recess in the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the on January 29, 2020 in Washington, DC. The trial entered the phase today where senators will have the opportunity to submit written questions to the House managers and President Trump's defense team. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ted Cruz
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 29: A coalition of NARAL Pro-Choice America, Planned Parenthood and Population Connection Action Fund hold the “Fight4Her” rally in front of the White at Lafayette Square on March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Only a small number of protesters gathered to demand the end of the 'Global Gag Rule'.(Photo by Astrid Riecken/Getty Images)
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