Roe v Wade abortion rights case overturned by US Supreme Court
Ruling likely to result in abortion not being legally available in roughly half of US states
Roe v Wade, the historic American abortion ruling that guaranteed the right to an abortion, has been overturned.
The US Supreme Court issued the ruling today which is likely to result in abortion not being legally available in roughly half of the US.
The court voted along ideological lines, six to three to uphold Mississippi’s abortion ban after 15 weeks of pregnancy, and five to four to go further and explicitly overturn Roe and the ...