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Protesters refuse to abort fight for life as women seek to protect theirs

US anti-abortion cases are taking centre stage in the run-up to a bid to overturn landmark 1973 case Roe v Wade

Greg Stohr

A woman seeking to end a pregnancy in Kentucky after 14 weeks has one choice: she enters a brick building on the edge of central Louisville after running a gauntlet of abortion opponents determined to change her mind.

Patients coming to the EMW Women’s Surgical Center on a recent Tuesday navigated as many as 10 protesters, including a preacher with a microphone, a man and boy holding “abortion is murder” signs and a woman who tried to redirect people to the anti-abortion pregnancy centre next door.

“These abortionists are serial killers!” one called out as a young woman opened the clinic’s glass front door. “They don’t care about you, baby!”..

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