Louisiana’s ‘trigger law’ to restrict abortion goes into effect with Supreme Court ruling
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After almost 50 years of Americans having a constitutional right to an abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade decision Friday, allowing states to craft their own abortion laws.

Louisiana is one of 13 states with so-called trigger laws that go into effect now that the 1973 ruling has been tossed aside. Justices ruled 5-4 to overturn Roe and 6-3 to uphold Mississippi’s abortion law, which was being challenged in Dobbs v. Jackson’s Women Health Organization,...

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