What’s next after Roe V. Wade?

Many believe the battle over abortion is far from over.
2:42 | 06/26/22

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TO PROTECTION ACCESS TO ABORTION UNDER THE LAW, BUT REPUBLICANS ARE LARGELY OPPOSED TO THAT, SO FOR NOW, THIS BATTLE WILL BE LEFT UP TO THE STATES, WHIT. >> RACHEL, THANK YOU. WITH THIS LANDMARK SUPREME COURT DECISION, MANY ARE NOW ASKING, WHAT'S NEXT AFTER ROE? WHILE MORE STATES ARE MOVING TO MAKE ABORTIONS ILLEGAL, OTHERS ARE WORKING TO INCREASE ACCESS. PLUS, GROWING QUESTIONS ABOUT HOW THE SUPREME COURT COULD TAKE ON OTHER MATTERS, LIKE BIRTH CONTROL AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE. HERE'S ABC'S ZOHREEN SHAH. >> WE ARE THE POST-ROE GENERATION! >> Reporter: TONIGHT, THE IMMEDIATE IMPACT OF THAT GAME-CHANGING SUPREME COURT DECISION BEING FELT NATIONWIDE. AND TENSE STANDOFFS. >> WE WILL VOTE! WE WILL VOTE! >> Reporter: EIGHT STATES TONIGHT HAVE BANS ENFORCED, WITH 18 MORE LIKELY TO BAN OR SEVERELY RESTRICT ABORTION IN THE COMING DAYS OR WEEKS, INCLUDING OKLAHOMA. >> THAT MAKES THIS SUPREME COURT DECISION THE MOST LIFE-SAVING DECISION IN THE HISTORY OF OUR NATION. >> Reporter: IN SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA, THIS PLANNED PARENTHOOD SENDING PATIENTS TO NEIGHBORING STATES. >> THE OUTRAGE OF THIS -- WE WILL STAND FOR EVERY SINGLE PERSON TO THE FULLEST EXTENT OF THE LAW TO MAKE SURE THAT NEVER HAPPENS IN MINNESOTA. >> Reporter: THAT RESPONSE FROM MINNESOTA'S GOVERNOR COMING IN THE FORM OF AN EXECUTIVE ORDER, PROTECTING PEOPLE SEEKING ABORTIONS THERE FROM LEGAL REPERCUSSIONS IN THEIR OWN STATE. SOME WOMEN LOOKING TO TELEMEDICINE AND VIRTUAL MAILBOXES. THE ONLINE ABORTION SITE PLAN C TELLS WOMEN HOW TO FIND THE ABORTION PILL. >> AND WE WANT TO MAKE ALL FORMS OF ABORTION AS EASILY ACCESSIBLE TO PEOPLE AS WE CAN. >> Reporter: AND TONIGHT, EXPERTS WEIGHING IN AFTER JUSTICE CLARENCE THOMAS ARGUED IN HIS CONCURRING OPINION THE SUPREME COURT SHOULD RECONSIDER OTHER RULINGS CODIFYING RIGHTS TO CONTRACEPTION ACCESS AND SAME-SEX MARRIAGE. >> THERE'S A VERY GOOD CHANCE THAT, PROBABLY NOT IN THE NEXT YEAR OR TWO, BUT WITHIN A FEW YEARS, ISSUES LIKE CONTRACEPTION OR SAME-SEX MARRIAGE COULD ACTUALLY BE SUBJECT TO REVISITING. >> Reporter: PEOPLE OUT HERE KNOW THE ABORTION DECISION HAS BEEN MADE, BUT THEY TELL US THEY ARE CONCERNED FOR WHAT COULD COME NEXT. >> THESE ISSUES REALLY AFFECT THE NEXT GENERATION, AND IF I COME OUT HERE AND SPEAK UP, THEN I CAN SHOW MY SUPPORT FOR CHANGE. >> CLARENCE THOMAS SAYING THAT, YOU KNOW, BASICALLY QUEER RIGHTS ARE NEXT IS WHY WE ALL HAVE TO SHOW UP. >> Reporter: CALIFORNIA, OREGON, AND WASHINGTON ARE JOINING FORCES TO PROTECT ABORTION RIGHTS, AND HERE IN CALIFORNIA, THE GOVERNOR JUST SIGNED A LAW TO PROTECT PATIENTS AND PROVIDERS FROM CIVIL LIABILITY. WHIT? >> ZOHREEN SHAH, THANK YOU. BE SURE TO TUNE IN TO A SPECIAL EDITION OF "THIS WEEK" TOMORROW MORNING. MARTHA RADDATZ WILL GO ONE-ON-ONE WITH SOUTH DAKOTA GOVERNOR KRISTI NOEM AND SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN ON THE FUTURE

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