24 Jun 2022

Roe v Wade: Protests as Supreme Court overturns right to abortion

Washington Correspondent

It was a decision that America knew was coming.

Jubilation from those who want abortion banned across the US – a devastating blow for those who’ve fought for women to retain the right to choose.

Today the Supreme Court reversed five decades of legal protection for abortion rights created by the 1973 landmark judgement, Roe v Wade.

Crowds have been gathering in front of the court for weeks anticipating the decision.