US Supreme Court strikes down right to abortion

In Washington, protests against the decision occurred shortly.

In a 6-3 decision on one of the most hugely controversial topics in American society, the court declared that "the Constitution does not establish a right to abortion."

"You have failed us," read a sign held up by one protestor. "Shame," said another.

But Gwen Charles, a 21-year-old opponent of abortion, was jubilant.

God made the decision," said former Republican president Donald Trump in praising the court's ruling.

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