US top court overturns Roe v Wade ruling

By Lawrence Hurley
Updated June 24 2022 - 2:46pm, first published 2:41pm
The US Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion.

The US Supreme Court has taken the dramatic step of overturning the landmark 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that recognised a woman's constitutional right to an abortion and legalised it across the country, handing a momentous victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban the procedure.

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