Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP

US Supreme Court won’t stop Texas abortion ban, but lets clinics sue

  • The state’s restrictive law makes abortion illegal after around six weeks – before some women know they’re pregnant – with no exceptions for rape or incest
  • In its first month of operation, the number of abortions statewide fell by 50 per cent, a study found

Topic |   United States
Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
Abortion rights advocates and anti-abortion protesters demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington on December 1. Photo: AFP
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