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US police arrest nearly 200 pro-life protesters


The US Capitol Building in Washington DC. File photoWASHINGTON, Jun 30 U.S. police say they have detained nearly 200 people who were protesting in downtown Washington against the repeal of women's constitutional guarantees for abortion. allowed states to regulate abortions themselves, up to and including outright banning the practice. We've arrested 181 people… for blocking the intersection of Constitution Avenue, N.E. and First Street, N.E.,” the Capitol police, who are in charge of securing the Supreme Court and Congressional Buildings, tweeted. Conservative-controlled Supreme Court through revision Roe v. Wade in 1973 overturned constitutional guarantees for the right to terminate a pregnancy and allowed American the states themselves regulate this area. Nearly half of the 50 states plan to ban or significantly restrict abortion in their territories. Until now, US authorities have not been allowed to regulate abortion during the first trimester, and during the second trimester, administrative intervention was allowed only in the interests of protecting the health of the mother. /> Media: US protested to Israel over the incident at the funeral of a journalist