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40 years after US abortion ruling, foes march on

40 years after US abortion ruling, foes march on

Opponents are marking the 40th anniversary of the landmark U.S. ruling on abortion with a push for yet more restrictions after a string of state moves that narrow access to the procedure.
The 1973 Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade established the right to abortion.
Hundreds of anti-abortion activists will rally Tuesday outside the Kansas Statehouse, where the Republican governor signed tough new anti-abortion laws during his first two years in office.
Much to the dismay of abortion-rights advocates, the action in Kansas has been repeated in other states.
Abortion remains one of the most sensitive political issues in the United States.


Updated : 2020-12-06 06:51 GMT+08:00