The U.S. Supreme court has over-ruled a landmark ruling which made abortion up to birth a constitutional right. The decision does not abolish access to abortion but hands the power to individual American states to decide what their abortion laws might be.
Elyssa Koren of ADF International, a group which defends religious freedom around the world, said: “By upholding the state of Mississippi’s right to limit abortion on demand, the U.S. Supreme Court has corrected its grave error and restored the proper understanding that the U.S. Constitution does not protect a right to abortion.
“States now have the freedom to enact crucial protections for unborn life, and must recommit to supporting women through pregnancy and beyond,” she said. “The U.S. is correcting course after decades of abortion extremism, showing the world that it’s never too late to restore human rights,” she added.
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