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Birth control restrictions could follow abortion bans, experts say

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade could pave the way for states to restrict access to certain contraceptives, two legal experts said. Ahead of Friday, 13 states had trigger laws designed to go into effect and outlaw abortion after a Roe reversal. Such bans are now in place in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and South Dakota, and are expected soon in Mississippi, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming. Bans in Idaho and Tennessee could follow in 30 days, and Texas shortly after that.
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JPD Investigating Hit and Run Incident

Crime Stoppers of Morgan, Scott & Cass Counties are requesting Information to assist the Jacksonville Police Department in their investigation of a recent hit and run accident. At 2:20 pm on Saturday, June 18th, a vehicle that was stopped facing eastbound at the intersection of North Clay and East Douglas...
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Governor Duncan Mansion BBQ Set for This Evening

The Governor Duncan Mansion will play host to a historical barbeque on their lawn this evening. Susan Hardin of the Daughters of the American Revolution who do the upkeep at the mansion says its a reenactment of an actual event: “The event is supposed to be a re-creation of a barbeque that Governor Duncan actually held on the grounds for Daniel Webster. It’s an attempt to historically re-enact an event that actually occurred here in Jacksonville.”
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Advocates mobilize as abortion bans take effect

The impact of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a 1973 case guaranteeing the constitutional right to an abortion was all but immediate: By 2 p.m. Friday, at least eight states had banned abortion with limited exceptions. Those states included Alabama, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, South Dakota, Texas, Arkansas and...
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