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Jul 03, 2022 10:59 PM
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Cover Story: Overturning of Abortion Rights Lays Bare the Polarization of America

Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling feared to foreshadow more curtailing of rights
Supreme Court’s decision to strike down the 1973 Roe vs. Wade ruling feared to foreshadow more curtailing of rights

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn a landmark ruling that upheld the constitutional right to abortion for half a century has been lauded by some Americans as a long-awaited victory, but has terrified others who view it as a catastrophic step backwards in time.

The court on June 24 officially struck down the 1973 Roe vs. Wade decision, while upholding a Republican-backed Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks of pregnancy.

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