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  The constitutional right to abortion access for all is no longer a guarantee for women.  In a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a landmark in place for fifty years. This will now give individual states the power to set their abortion laws, and in states like Louisiana, which have so-called trigger laws on the books, abortion is now illegal. 

The immediate ruling as drafted would be to end a half-century guarantee of federal constitutional protection of abortion rights and allow each state to decide whether to restrict or ban abortion. 

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One debate that has been up for discussion since 2018 is the famous Mississippi case seeking to ban most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. NEWS15 spoke to residents about their views about seeing the law being reversed or staying the way it is.