Protesters rally across US after SCOTUS ruling on abortion ban

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision on Friday.
1:40 | 06/25/22

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JAY O'BRIEN: A day after the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, protesters back on the courts front steps. - (CHANTING) My body, my choice. JAY O'BRIEN: Abortion rights activists filling the streets in Los Angeles. In Iowa, a truck seen here driving into an abortion rights protest, leaving one person injured. And in Arizona, police officers firing tear gas into a crowd of protesters from the windows of the state Capitol. Hours after the court's decision, abortion made illegal in eight states, most with so-called trigger laws designed to ban the procedure if Roe were ever overturned. That number expected to rise. The court's ruling, now leaving it up to individual states to make their own abortion laws, and ending a half century of Supreme Court precedent. Justice Samuel Alito writing for the majority. "The Constitution makes no reference to abortion and no such right is implicitly protected by any constitutional provision." Anti-abortion rights groups celebrating outside the court Friday. - We've been working on this for actually more than 50 years, before Roe v. Wade, working to protect unborn children. JAY O'BRIEN: In their dissent, the court's three liberal justices warning American women have lost a fundamental constitutional protection. - I was disgusted because abortion's health care. - President Biden calling the decision "painful." - We're going to take actions to protect women's rights and reproductive health. - The Department of Homeland Security expects violence could occur for weeks following the court's decision. According to a bulletin obtained by ABC News, officials are basing that assessment off of tensions first seen in May following the leak of that draft majority opinion saying the court had voted to overturn Roe. Jay O'Brien. ABC News, Washington.

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