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Friday, June 21, 2024 | Back issues
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Abortion

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island Supreme Court upheld the state’s Reproductive Privacy Act, which preserves the right to obtain an abortion. The act wasn’t a constitutional amendment that would have required a referendum, the court ruled, and the plaintiffs did not show “an actual and personal stake in the outcome.”

Read the opinion here.

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