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Why the Mississippi abortion rights case is so important

By Jessica Glenza

01 Dec 2021 · 4 min read

The pivotal Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization could lead to weakening or overturning the landmark Roe v Wade

On 1 December, the US supreme court is set to hear oral arguments in what has been called the most important abortion rights case in almost half a century – a case that could redefine reproductive rights across the country and have repercussions abroad for generations.

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