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GATHARA: Possible impact of US Supreme Court ruling on abortion rights

The court is considering whether to overturn its ruling half a century ago, which recognised a woman’s right to procure an abortion before the foetus gained “viability”

In Summary

• Buoyed by a victory in the US Supreme Court, it is more than likely that America groups would redouble their efforts to spread abortion restrictions across the globe

In Kenya, where nearly half of all pregnancies are unwanted, a further tightening of abortion restrictions  could be catastrophic.

The US Supreme Court could be on the verge of one of the greatest rollbacks of abortion rights in the country in a generation.

The court is considering whether to overturn its ruling half a ...