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AP PHOTOS: U.S. Supreme Court overturns abortion protection


The U.S. Supreme Court issued a highly charged decision on Friday, June 24, 2022, that ends constitutional protections to abortion nearly 50 years after Roe v. Wade made abortion legal. Abortion-rights activists are protesting in the streets of U.S. cities, while anti-abortion demonstrators are celebrating the court’s decision. President Joe Biden says he knows many Americans are “frustrated and disillusioned”…

AP Week in Pictures: North America | June 17 – 23, 2022


JUNE 17 – 23, 2022 This photo gallery highlights some of the most compelling images from North America made or published by The Associated Press in the past week. The selection was curated by AP photo editor Patrick Sison in New York. Follow AP visual journalism: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/apnews AP Images on Twitter: http://twitter.com/AP_Images AP Images blog: http://apimagesblog.com Categories: AP National…

Live updates | American Medical Association weighs in

By The Associated Press

The American Medical Association has called Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling a “harmful and deeply disturbing decision.’’ Organization president Dr. Jack Resneck says in a written statement that “firearm violence is a public health crisis.” He says easier access to weapons and fewer restrictions on who can carry them “are dangerous steps in the wrong direction” that “will cost more lives.” California Gov. Gavin Newsom also called the ruling “dangerous” in a tweet.