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Dueling rallies as U.S. Supreme Court tackles abortion rights

An anti-abortion rights activist holds a baby doll during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion rights activist holds a baby doll during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021....more

An anti-abortion rights activist holds a baby doll during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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An anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021.REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021.REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021.REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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An anti-abortion activist attends a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion activist attends a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion activist attends a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion protestor holds a sign in the shape of the state of Mississippi outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Shannon Brewer, the clinic director at the Jackson Women's Health Organization, speaks to an anti-abortion activist in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Shannon Brewer, the clinic director at the Jackson Women's Health Organization, speaks to an anti-abortion activist in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Shannon Brewer, the clinic director at the Jackson Women's Health Organization, speaks to an anti-abortion activist in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

People gather outside the Supreme Court building, on the day of hearing arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, U.S., December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building,in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building,in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building,in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building,  in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Pro-abortion rights activist Alicia Hurt holds a placard during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Anti-abortion rights activist Juanito Estevez takes a selfie as he carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activist Juanito Estevez takes a selfie as he carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan...more

Anti-abortion rights activist Juanito Estevez takes a selfie as he carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Pro-abortion rights activists protest with balloons outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pro-abortion rights activists protest with balloons outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pro-abortion rights activists protest with balloons outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Supreme Court Police officers gather next to anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights protesters outside the court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Supreme Court Police officers gather next to anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights protesters outside the court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Supreme Court Police officers gather next to anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights protesters outside the court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Anti-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

An anti-abortion rights activist carries a crucifix during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
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A man holds a banner during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A man holds a banner during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A man holds a banner during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) shakes hands with a man during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) shakes hands with a man during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) shakes hands with a man during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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A person holds a placard depicting late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington,  December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A person holds a placard depicting late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A person holds a placard depicting late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg during a protest outside the Supreme Court building, in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

Anti-abortion and pro-abortion rights activists protest outside the Supreme Court building, ahead of arguments in the Mississippi abortion rights case in Washington, December 1, 2021. REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein
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