Before we get into what this leak means, let's be clear: this is a draft opinion. It’s outrageous, it’s unprecedented, but it is not final. Abortion is your right — and it is still LEGAL.
On May 2, Politico published a leaked draft Supreme Court majority opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that explicitly overturns Roe v. Wade. If it's true, it will mean the end of constitutional protections for abortions and that each state will get to decide its legality. We anticipate that 26 states will ban or restrict abortion. However, until the decision is officially announced by the Supreme Court, this draft has no legal authority and abortion remains legal across the United States.