The United States Supreme Court has just overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade case ending nearly 50 years of constitutional protections for abortion. It will now be up to individual states to decide a woman’s right to choose. The ruling came more than a month after the stunning leak of a draft opinion by a Justice indicating the court was prepared to take this momentous step. It puts the court at odds with a majority of Americans who favoured preserving Roe. The Supreme Court broke down along ideological line with the court’s conservatives arguing that earlier precedent was wrongly decided.