Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

by Ariane de Vogue, Tierney Sneed, Chandelis Duster and Devan Cole, CNN:

The Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade on Friday, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.

The opinion is the most consequential Supreme Court decision in decades and will transform the landscape of women’s reproductive health in America.

Going forward, abortion rights will be determined by states, unless Congress acts.  Already, nearly half of the states have or will pass laws that ban abortion while others have enacted strict measures regulating the procedure.

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