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Divided America reacts to overturn of Roe vs. Wade

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Pro Choice demonstrators participate in a march and rally after the US Supreme Court's decision on the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 24 June 2022. The court's ruling overturned the legalization of abortion in the Roe v Wade case of 1973.  EPA
Pro Choice demonstrators participate in a march and rally after the US Supreme Court's decision on the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling in downtown Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 24 June 2022. The court's ruling overturned the legalization of abortion in the Roe v Wade case of 1973. EPA
Abortion rights demonstrator Nadine Seiler from Washington DC, tapes her mouth outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
Abortion rights demonstrator Nadine Seiler from Washington DC, tapes her mouth outside the United States Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
Lauren McKillip, left, holding daughter Thea McKillip, 2, and her wife Marissa McKillip, holding their son Lincoln McKillip, 4, of Crofton, Md., pose for a portrait as they attend an abortion rights rally, Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, during protests across the country. 'It's important for us to come here for our daughter, for our marriage,' says Marissa McKillip, 'for all the things now established so that our daughter doesn't have to fight for it.' AP
Lauren McKillip, left, holding daughter Thea McKillip, 2, and her wife Marissa McKillip, holding their son Lincoln McKillip, 4, of Crofton, Md., pose for a portrait as they attend an abortion rights rally, Saturday, May 14, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington, during protests across the country. 'It's important for us to come here for our daughter, for our marriage,' says Marissa McKillip, 'for all the things now established so that our daughter doesn't have to fight for it.' AP
Beila Kraus, 15, of Chappaqua, N.Y., poses for a portrait while protesting outside the Supreme Court about abortion, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Washington. 'This will affect the rest of my life and the rest of so many people with uteruses lives,' she said. 'What future am I working towards if I don't have bodily autonomy and if politicians have control over my body?' Kraus said, 'Being outside the Supreme Court, for me it's representation as the people making this decision are in there. It's this image of the power that these Justices hold.' AP
Beila Kraus, 15, of Chappaqua, N.Y., poses for a portrait while protesting outside the Supreme Court about abortion, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Washington. 'This will affect the rest of my life and the rest of so many people with uteruses lives,' she said. 'What future am I working towards if I don't have bodily autonomy and if politicians have control over my body?' Kraus said, 'Being outside the Supreme Court, for me it's representation as the people making this decision are in there. It's this image of the power that these Justices hold.' AP
Dozens of protesters gather in the Wisconsin state Capitol rotunda in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in hopes of convincing Republican lawmakers to repeal the state's 173-year-old ban on abortions. The ban has been dormant since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 but the court is expected to overturn that ruling any day. AP
Dozens of protesters gather in the Wisconsin state Capitol rotunda in Madison, Wis. Wednesday, June 22, 2022, in hopes of convincing Republican lawmakers to repeal the state's 173-year-old ban on abortions. The ban has been dormant since the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its landmark Roe v. Wade decision in 1973 but the court is expected to overturn that ruling any day. AP
US Captiol Hill Police separate protesters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Anticipating an imminent move against legal abortion by the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, the state of New York has expanded protections for people seeking and providing the procedure and promised to be a 'safe harbor' for women's right to choose. UPI
US Captiol Hill Police separate protesters in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Anticipating an imminent move against legal abortion by the conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court, the state of New York has expanded protections for people seeking and providing the procedure and promised to be a 'safe harbor' for women's right to choose. UPI
Abortion right activists gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
Abortion right activists gather outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
People protest about abortion, Friday, June 24, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. AP
People protest about abortion, Friday, June 24, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. AP
U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court to celebrate with anti-abortion demonstrators as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court to celebrate with anti-abortion demonstrators as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives at the U.S. Supreme Court as the court rules in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
Faith Adams from Bangor, Maine, protests about abortion, Friday, June 24, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. AP
Faith Adams from Bangor, Maine, protests about abortion, Friday, June 24, 2022, outside the Supreme Court in Washington. AP
An abortion-rights protester and anti-abortion protester face-off during demonstrations outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022. AP
An abortion-rights protester and anti-abortion protester face-off during demonstrations outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Saturday, June 25, 2022. AP
Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. AP
Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. AP
Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, federally protected right to abortion, in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years, a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
Abortion rights activist and artist Jon Mort, 38, stands in front of the Washington Monument with his piece titled 'Gates of Hell' after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
Abortion rights activist and artist Jon Mort, 38, stands in front of the Washington Monument with his piece titled 'Gates of Hell' after the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Dobbs v Women's Health Organization abortion case, overturning the landmark Roe v Wade abortion decision in Washington, D.C., U.S., June 24, 2022. REUTERS
5 A person dressed as the Lady of Justice, a figure often seen holding the scales of justice, gathered with others for an abortion rights protest in reaction to US Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization case in New York, New York, USA, 24 June 2022. The ruling by the Supreme Court on 24 June overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion in the US.  EPA
5 A person dressed as the Lady of Justice, a figure often seen holding the scales of justice, gathered with others for an abortion rights protest in reaction to US Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization case in New York, New York, USA, 24 June 2022. The ruling by the Supreme Court on 24 June overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision which legalized abortion in the US. EPA
People march while protesting the Supreme Courts 6-3 decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women?s Health Organization on June 24, 2022 in New York City. AFP
People march while protesting the Supreme Courts 6-3 decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women?s Health Organization on June 24, 2022 in New York City. AFP
People gather march during an abortion rights rally in reaction to today's US Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization case in New York, New York, USA, 24 June 2022. EPA
People gather march during an abortion rights rally in reaction to today's US Supreme Court decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization case in New York, New York, USA, 24 June 2022. EPA
A woman wears body paint saying 'my body' and a handprint over her throat, as she joins protesters following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. AP
A woman wears body paint saying 'my body' and a handprint over her throat, as she joins protesters following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in Washington, Friday, June 24, 2022. AP
People gather in protest of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. The Court's decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health overturns the landmark 50-year-old Roe v Wade case and erases a federal right to an abortion. AFP
People gather in protest of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. The Court's decision in the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health overturns the landmark 50-year-old Roe v Wade case and erases a federal right to an abortion. AFP
Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections on June 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. AFP
Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections on June 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. AFP
Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections on June 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. AFP
Abortion rights protesters gather at the U.S. Supreme Court to denounce the court's decision to end federal abortion rights protections on June 26, 2022 in Washington, DC. AFP
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health which was issued electronically is seen on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Court's decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health overturns the 50-year-old Roe v Wade and erases a federal right to an abortion. AFP
The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health which was issued electronically is seen on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC. The Court's decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health overturns the 50-year-old Roe v Wade and erases a federal right to an abortion. AFP
Members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. Seated from left are Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Standing from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
Members of the Supreme Court pose for a group photo at the Supreme Court in Washington, April 23, 2021. Seated from left are Associate Justice Samuel Alito, Associate Justice Clarence Thomas, Chief Justice John Roberts, Associate Justice Stephen Breyer and Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Standing from left are Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Associate Justice Elena Kagan, Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch and Associate Justice Amy Coney Barrett. The Supreme Court has ended constitutional protections for abortion that had been in place nearly 50 years — a decision by its conservative majority to overturn the court's landmark abortion cases. AP
A rainbow forms above the Colorado State Capitol as people gather in protest of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. AFP
A rainbow forms above the Colorado State Capitol as people gather in protest of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. AFP





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