US abortion laws: Maine expands access to abortion

Since 2011, there has been a surge in laws that restrict abortion access in many states, setting up a possible Supreme Court battle that could redefine abortion rights nationwide.

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    It is now easier for women to get an abortion in the state of Maine after a new law was put in place that pushes back at recent efforts to restrict access to the procedure across the United States.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports.


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