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Here's How People Across The US Have Protested Against State Abortion Bans

Thousands of abortion rights activists took to the streets in protest of new bans in several states, organized under the hashtag #stopthebans.

Posted on May 21, 2019, at 4:24 p.m. ET

Abortion rights activists rally at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
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Abortion rights activists rally at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

Women's rights advocates in Philadelphia demonstrate against recent abortion bans.
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Women's rights advocates in Philadelphia demonstrate against recent abortion bans.

Hundreds of abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.
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Hundreds of abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.

A woman holds a sign in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
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A woman holds a sign in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.
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August Mulvihill, of Norwalk, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

Kristin Mink of Silver Spring, Maryland, at a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
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Kristin Mink of Silver Spring, Maryland, at a protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

A large protest banner is unfurled outside of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.
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A large protest banner is unfurled outside of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.

A woman holds coat hangers as she takes part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.
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A woman holds coat hangers as she takes part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.

Abortion rights advocates rally in West Hollywood, California.
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Abortion rights advocates rally in West Hollywood, California.

A woman wearing protest buttons attends a rally in Atlanta, Georgia.
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A woman wearing protest buttons attends a rally in Atlanta, Georgia.

Abortion rights advocates gather at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
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Abortion rights advocates gather at the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.

A demonstrator in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.
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A demonstrator in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.

Abortion rights advocates attend a rally in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Abortion rights advocates attend a rally in Atlanta, Georgia.

Karina Provost leads a chant during a rally in Las Vegas.
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Karina Provost leads a chant during a rally in Las Vegas.

Abortion rights advocates rally in West Hollywood, California.
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Abortion rights advocates rally in West Hollywood, California.

Abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.
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Abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.

Alison Hickerson from New York City holds a sign in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.
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Alison Hickerson from New York City holds a sign in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.

Women from the Resistance Revival Chorus take part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.
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Women from the Resistance Revival Chorus take part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.

Rachel Prager, 34, poses with a sign in New York City.
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Rachel Prager, 34, poses with a sign in New York City.

Hundreds of abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.
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Hundreds of abortion rights advocates rally in front of the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta.

Women taking part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.
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Women taking part in a rally in front of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village of New York City.

Marissa Messinger, of Lake View, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Marissa Messinger, of Lake View, Iowa, center, holds a sign during a rally at the Statehouse in Des Moines, Iowa.

Abortion rights demonstrators hold a rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.
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Abortion rights demonstrators hold a rally outside the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC.


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