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WASHINGTON – A heated debate over how foreign countries regulate abortion plays a role in a challenge for Roe v. Wade – even though conservative Supreme Court justices have often looked askance when drawing inspiration from abroad.

Anti-abortion activists and groups that support abortion rights have filed dueling briefs claiming to be on the side of international standards in Mississippi’s successful challenge against Roe, the 1973 ruling that established a constitutional right to terminate a pregnancy.

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