Is this the end of Roe v Wade?

A draft Supreme Court opinion on the law defining a woman’s right to have an abortion in America was leaked last week, causing uproar - and celebration. So, what’s the history of this law - and what would the end of Roe v Wade mean?

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Sarah Baxter, former Deputy Editor and Washington Correspondent, The Sunday Times.

Mary Ziegler, author of 'Abortion and the Law in America: Roe v. Wade to the Present'. 

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