Quote of the Day

[Content Note: War on agency.]

"There's nothing inherently burdensome about crossing state lines."—Paul E. Barnes, the attorney for Mississippi state, defending the law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, which, if upheld, could put the last remaining abortion clinic in the state out of business.

By law, abortion restrictions must not create an undue burden, which is why we get these absurd arguments about how having to cross state lines or drive 150 miles each way to access abortion aren't "inherently burdensome."

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