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Everything You Need to Know About Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt
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Everything You Need to Know About Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt

In two minutes, here is everything you need to know about the U.S. Supreme Court case that could make it difficult, if not impossible, for millions of women to access an abortion.

This summer, the U.S. Supreme Court will rule on a case that could make it difficult, if not impossible, for millions of women throughout the country to access an abortion. The case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, centers on so-called targeted regulation of abortion providers, or TRAP, laws that have caused dozens of abortion clinics to close in states such as Texas. Here, in two minutes, is everything you need to know about Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

Narration: Heidi Williamson

Music: “Massive” by Podington Bear

Heidi Williamson is the Senior Policy Analyst for the Women’s Health and Rights Program at the Center for American Progress. Kulsum Ebrahim is a Video Producer and Editor and Andrew Satter is the Director of Video at the Center.

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Authors

Heidi Williamson

Senior Policy Analyst

Kulsum Ebrahim

Video Editor and Producer

Andrew Satter

Senior Director, Video

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