Same-sex marriage and contraception at risk after abortion ruling, U.S. House panel told

By: - July 15, 2022 11:06 am

The U.S. Supreme Court is shown June 21, 2021 in Washington, DC. On Friday the court issued a landmark decision overturning the right to an abortion. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON — Advocates told Congress on Thursday that a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning a landmark abortion rights case is likely only the beginning, and could be followed by similar action by the high court on same-sex marriage, contraception and more.

 

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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