U.S. House passes abortion rights bill, expected to fail in Senate

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(C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator holds a pro-abortion rights sign as she listens to speakers at a Black Women Take Action event outside the U.S. Supreme Court building in Washington, U.S. September 15, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation on Friday that would protect abortion services against growing Republican-backed state restrictions, including a Texas law that imposes a near-total ban on abortion, but it is unlikely to pass the Senate.

U.S. House passes abortion rights bill, expected to fail in Senate

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