An unprecedented leak from the US Supreme Court has heralded a far reaching decision in bringing down the 50 year old abortion landmark of Roe v Wade.

Not only will it allow hardline states to outlaw abortion and criminalise women and medical professionals, it could then be used as precedent to bring down other laws that guarantee personal freedoms.

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Produced By: Anthony Dockrill

Featured In Story: Dr Ronli Sifris Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Senior Lecturer, Monash Faculty of Law

First aired on The Wire, Wednesday 4 May 2022