26 Jun 2022

Biden could declare public health emergency to get around Roe v Wade decision, says professor

Data Correspondent and Presenter

Women have been rushing to make appointments at abortion clinics in states across America before they shut their doors for good, after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the constitutional right to an abortion.

The most conservative states are introducing outright bans, including Texas – and earlier we spoke to Seema Mohapatra, a bioethics and health law professor at Southern Methodist University in Texas.

We asked her what changes we might see next from the conservative Justices on the Supreme Court.