Roe v Wade: Thousands eye up move to New Zealand after US Supreme Court decision on abortion law - News Summed Up

Roe v Wade: Thousands eye up move to New Zealand after US Supreme Court decision on abortion law


The decision on Friday by the Supreme Court to end constitutional protections for abortion that have stood in America for nearly half a century is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Video / APThe decision on Friday by the Supreme Court to end constitutional protections for abortion that have stood in America for nearly half a century is expected to lead to abortion bans in roughly half the states. Video / APBy Gill Bonnett of RNZThousands of Americans have visited New Zealand immigration websites in the wake of the Supreme Court's controversial decision on abortion law. The Supreme Court struck down the Roe v Wade decision overturning a 50-year-old decision that legalised abortion on a federal basis, meaning that individual states are now able to ban the procedure. Its website views, combined with those for Immigration New Zealand itself, reached 77,000 - almost quadruple the April comparison number.


Source: New Zealand Herald June 29, 2022 07:59 UTC



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