Factbox-Restrictions vs protections: How U.S. states are taking sides on abortion

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By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) – As the U.S. Supreme Court this year weighs a rollback in nationwide protections for abortion in place since 1973, conservative states are enacting new limits while liberal states seek to protect and expand abortion rights. ABORTION RESTRICTIONS ARIZONA: Republican Governor Doug Ducey in March signed a bill banning abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The measure makes exceptions for medical emergencies, but not for rape or incest. It will take effect later this year if not blocked in court. FLORIDA: Republican Governor Ron DeSantis in April signed a 15-week ab…

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