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Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

Update: 2022-06-242
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On Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court officially reversed Roe v. Wade, declaring that the constitutional right to abortion no longer exists. For nearly 50 years, Americans have had a constitutional right to an abortion. We're about to find out what the country looks like without one. The court's ruling doesn't mean a nationwide ban– it allows states to do what they want.

NPR's Nina Totenberg walks us through the ruling, and NPR's Sarah McCammon discusses the states where "trigger bans," or laws passed in anticipation of the Supreme Court's action, are already in place.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

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Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

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