The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned the Supreme Court ruling that legalized abortion up to about 24 weeks after conception, after 50 years.

Conflict between conservatives and liberals is expected, and President Biden also strongly criticized the Supreme Court, and it is expected to become the biggest issue in the midterm elections in November.

Correspondent Kim Jong-won of New York.


In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the so-called 'Raw v. Wade' legalized the right to abortion.

The ruling decreed the state laws that banned abortion, and banned new state-level abortion laws.

However, today (25th) the U.S. Supreme Court officially overturned this ruling after 50 years.

The reason is that there is no mention of abortion in the US Constitution, and the right to abortion is not protected by any provision of the Constitution.

With the Supreme Court's decision, legal decisions related to abortion will be decided by state law in each state, and 26 states are expected to ban abortion.

The issue of abortion is a matter of sharp ideological confrontation between the liberals and the conservatives, which is why there is a lot of controversy.

Thousands of protesters gathered in front of the Supreme Court in Washington DC to protest.

[Protesters: I ask people to fill the streets and shut down this country.

We must stop the Supreme Court from committing such atrocities.]

President Biden also strongly criticized the Supreme Court in an emergency public address.

[Joe Biden/President of the United States: Today, the Supreme Court of the United States took away the people's constitutional rights.

The health and lives of women in this country are at risk.]

The issue of the right to abortion is expected to be a major issue in the US midterm elections to be held in November.

President Biden has called for a vote in favor of the right to abortion in the midterm elections and that Congress should pass a bill guaranteeing the right to abortion.