U.S. Senate Democrats fail to enshrine nationwide abortion protections, vow more action

By: - May 11, 2022 3:47 pm

Protesters hold up signs at a protest outside the Texas state capitol on May 29, 2021 in Austin, Texas. Thousands of protesters came out in response to a new bill outlawing abortions after six weeks signed by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. (Photo by Sergio Flores/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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