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Republicans Eye Repealing All Rape Exceptions, Targeting Self-Managed Abortions

a woman in a colorful vest that says "Clinic Escort" stands on the sidewalk outside the pink abortion clinic building holding her hands out as if asking a question outside the abortion clinic

Pink House Defender Derenda Hancock felt numb as she stood outside the entrance to the Jackson Women’s Health Organization, waving her arms to beckon abortion patients to ignore the anti-abortion protesters accosting their cars and pull on into the parking lot. The night before, on Monday, May 2, a draft of the ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization had leaked, indicating the U.S. Supreme Court’s intentions to overturn Roe v. Wade.