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The organization's Southeast chapter has gotten so many calls that it had to set up an automated phone line with more information

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 2:  Pro-choice advocates (left) and anti-abortion advocates (right) rally outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC.  On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt case, where the justices will consider a Texas law requiring that clinic doctors have admitting privileges at local hospitals and that clinics upgrade their facilities to standards similar to hospitals. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

2019-05-16 22:25:41

(CNN)Hundreds of women in Georgia and Alabama are calling Planned Parenthood and asking the group whether abortion is still legal in their states.

Planned Parenthood Southeast, which covers Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi, has gotten so many calls that it had to set up an automated phone line with more information, according to a spokeswoman.
The influx of calls started after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the “heartbeat” abortion bill into law last week. In the wake of the Alabama abortion bill being signed into law on Wednesday, the calls have continued, Planned Parenthood Southeast said.

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