Texas law sparks hundreds of U.S. protests against abortion restrictions

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Women marched by the thousands on Saturday on the Supreme Court, the Texas Capitol and cities across the United States to protest increasing state restrictions on abortion and advocate for maintaining a constitutional right to the procedure.

A rally and march in Manhattan drew thousands of protesters, including actresses Amy Schumer and Jennifer Lawrence.

Supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Brita Filter and supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs
Supporters of reproductive choice take part in the nationwide Women’s March, held after Texas rolled out a near-total ban on abortion procedures and access to abortion-inducing medications, in Manhattan, New York, U.S., October 2, 2021. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs

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