Which historic case is getting overturned?
Roe v. Wade was a 1973 US Supreme Court case that legalized abortion nationwide.
Politico reporters obtained on May 2, 2022, a draft majority opinion completely rejecting the 1973 decision.
Within hours of the news, anti-abortion activists and abortion rights supporters were facing off outside the court.
A 2021 poll by the Pew Research Center found 59% of U.S. adults believed abortion should be legal in all or most cases.