Roe v Wade: What this could mean for Australia

Dr Prudence Flowers (PhD)
Letitia James at rally
New York Attorney-General Letitia James at pro-choice rally, May 2022. Photo: AAP.

A leaked US Supreme Court draft opinion reveals it is poised to strike down Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that guaranteed abortion as a constitutional right.

The end of Roe v Wade would dramatically impact reproductive rights in the US. It would also likely have symbolic consequences globally, shaping the strategies and tactics of the transnational anti-abortion movement.