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China tells the U.S. to back off its companies
Jun 30, 2022

China tells the U.S. to back off its companies

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China’s government today said it wants the U.S. to stop cracking down on its companies. That was prompted by the U.S. government imposing trade restrictions on dozens of foreign firms for allegedly helping Russia’s military and defense industry. A Maryland law has widened the circle of people legally allowed to perform abortions. Since the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, some attention has turned to the direction of anti-abortion groups. One part of their strategy is crisis pregnancy centers. We look into what those actually are. 

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Crisis pregnancy centers are key to many anti-abortion groups' strategy. But what are they?

Jun 30, 2022
The nonprofit centers' goal is to convince pregnant people not to have an abortion. Tax dollars pay for some resources they offer, and that might not change post-Roe.
With the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, eyes have turned to how anti-abortion groups could change.
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Maryland law expands field of people who can perform abortions

Nurse practitioners, nurse midwives and physician assistants will be among the medical personnel allowed to perform abortions in the state, starting Friday.

The team

Victoria Craig Host, BBC
Stephen Ryan Senior Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Jay Siebold Technical Director
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Redmond Carolipio Digital Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer/Director
Jarrett Dang Production Assistant