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Oregon launches abortion hotline offering free legal advice

Claire RushAssociated Press/Report for America

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is launching a new abortion hotline offering free legal advice to callers, moving to further defend abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last summer and eliminated federal protections for the procedure.The state’s Department of Justice announced the initiative Monday. It is modeled on similar hotlines launched by the attorneys general of . . .