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Latest news: Roe v Wade

Abortion bans take effect in Texas, Ohio

The top courts in Texas and Ohio have allowed the Republican-led states to enforce restrictions and bans on terminating pregnancy after the US Supreme Court last week sparked global protests by overturning the nationwide constitutional right to abortion.

Draft US abortion ruling sparks protests outside Supreme Court

Protesters on both sides of the US abortion debate have faced off with chants, prayers and signs outside the Supreme Court, hours after the leak of a draft opinion that would overturn the court's landmark 1973 Roe v Wade decision.