Heated Scenes Outside US Supreme Court Following Abortion Draft Leak

Protesters gathered outside the US Supreme Court on Monday, May 2, following a leaked initial draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito in February.

The draft opinion, circulated inside the Supreme Court and obtained by Politico, said the court had voted to strike down the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, which has guaranteed federal abortion protections since 1973.

According to the report by Politico, the ruling would bring an end to the “guarantee of federal constitutional protection of abortion rights and allow each state to decide whether to restrict or ban abortion.”

This footage by Julio Rosas shows demonstrators shouting at each other as other protesters chant in the background. Credit: Julio Rosas/Townhall Media via Storyful

Video transcript

- Go on! Get out of here! [MUTED] Go home!

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Get the [MUTED] out of here! Get the [MUTED] out of here!

- Hey hey, ho ho!

- Get out of here! [INAUDIBLE] Go home!

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Get the [MUTED] out of here! Get the [MUTED] out of here!

- Hey hey, ho ho!

- Go on, get out of here!

- [INAUDIBLE]

- Get the [MUTED] out of here! Get the [MUTED] out of here!

- Hey hey, ho ho!

[INAUDIBLE]

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