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  • These laws are being used to close clinics — Mississippi's lone abortion facility is "holding on" by virtue of a temporary court order, and a Texas law has forced the closing of clinics in "the entire Rio Grande Valley," Nancy Northup, president and chief executive of the Center for Reproductive Rights, told the hearing, which was led by Mr. Blumenthal.

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  • "With the women and families of their state facing extreme poverty, unacceptable rates of maternal mortality, and skyrocketing teen pregnancy, Mississippi's elected officials have more than enough real work to do to bolster women's well-being in their state," Northup said in a news release Wednesday. "It's time for these politicians to stop passing laws that attack constitutionally protected women's health care and finally focus on policies that would support the health, lives and rights of Mississippi women and families."

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