U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Texas's Anti-Abortion Law

In a dramatic ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court threw out a Texas abortion access law in a victory to supporters of abortion rights who argued it would have shuttered all but a handful of clinics in the state.

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The 5-3 ruling is the most significant decision from the Supreme Court on abortion in two decades and could serve to deter other states from passing so-called "clinic shutdown" laws.

President Barack Obama said he is "pleased" by the ruling. The court's decision has major implications for the future political battles over abortion beyond Texas.

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