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Conservatives eagerly await Supreme Court abortion arguments

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By JILL COLVIN
Associated Press

It’s the moment conservatives have been waiting for. The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The potentially precedent-upending case directly challenges a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion before a fetus can survive outside the womb. The case is seen by conservatives as their best opportunity in decades to gut the landmark Roe v. Wade, which has been a flashpoint since the 1973 decision codified abortion rights. Even if the justices don’t go that far, they could open the door to a flurry of new restrictions, representing a victory for anti-abortion activists and the Republican right.

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