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‘Do something Democrats,’ chant abortion rights supporters outside US Supreme Court

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WASHINGTON, May 3 (Reuters) – Hundreds of abortion-rights supporters have rallied angrily outside the U.S. Supreme Court after an unprecedented leak showed a majority of justices were set to rule. set aside Roe v. Wade who legalized abortion nationwide.

Hours after Politico released a first draft advisory on Monday that would overturn the landmark decision, a crowd called on Democrats in Congress to take action to protect abortion access, while decrying a possible decision that would take away what they consider a fundamental right.

“The first line of the draft is that this is a moral issue,” said Annie McDonnell, 19, a student at George Washington University, referring to the draft notice. “If it’s a moral issue, you shouldn’t deprive us of our choice.”

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“Judges come out of my vagina,” read a sign held aloft. “I love someone who had an abortion,” reads another.

The crowd was interspersed with smaller numbers of anti-abortion activists, some with drums and guitars chanting, “Hey, hey. Ho, ho. Roe v. Wade gotta go.”

“Abortion is health,” chanted the supporters of the right to abortion. Chants of “Do something Democrats” also erupted.

Based on the opinion written by conservative judge Samuel Alito, the court would conclude that Roe v. Wade was taken wrong because the US Constitution makes no specific mention of the right to abortion. Reuters was unable to confirm the authenticity of the project. Read more

Moira Flath, 22, said she was “horrified” when she received notification of the news around 9.15pm.

“I think part of me has to be cautiously optimistic, like seeing people here who are ready to get up at 10 p.m., 11 p.m. at night and that gives me hope for my generation, but it’s going to be a very tough battle. difficult,” said the University of Delaware student.

Her housemate Erin Sheehan, 21, said: “I think everyone should be able to fight for this and no one, especially no man, should tell us what we can or cannot do with our bodies.”

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Reporting by Moira Warburton; Written by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Michael Perry

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