Slideshow: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt draws crowds to Supreme Court
· March 2, 2016
All photos by Tanya Snyder. Hear/read her accompanying radio report.
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“This burden is undue” refers to the standard of “undue burden” under which states may not place an “undue burden” on women seeking abortion.
Organizers of the rally outside the Supreme Court estimated the crowd at 2,000 people.
House Speaker Paul Ryan exits the Supreme Court to address the small crowd of pro-life activists outside, surrounded by pro-choice activists.
Amy Hagstrom Miller, president and CEO, Whole Woman’s Health (in purple) and Nancy Northup, president and CEO, Center for Reproductive Rights (in black) exit the court.
Opponents of HB2 hold a press conference after oral arguments.
Pro-choice activists held up their signs to block an anti-abortion poster saying “CHOICE” and showing a macabre image of a fetus outside of the Supreme Court during oral arguments in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. (Photo credit: Tanya Snyder)
Julie Rikelman, litigation director, Center for Reproductive Rights.