Abortion battles in states fire up after Supreme Court leak

  • Kelsey Walling/Tribune-Herald Hilary Burgess waves a sign Wednesday outside the Hilo Federal Building in response to the U.S. Supreme Court's draft opinion on overturning Roe v. Wade. Dozens came together to wave signs in support of reproductive rights.

The Supreme Court’s apparent intention to abolish a nationwide right to abortion, spelled out in a draft opinion leaked this week, will expand the battlefield of the nation’s most highly charged culture war, taking it to states where abortion access has long been assured.