World leaders alarmed by possible overturn of Roe v. Wade

By Ellen Francis and Amanda Coletta
May 3, 2022

LONDON — Leaders around the world expressed alarm Tuesday at the prospect of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade — and warned against the threat to abortion rights for women in the United States and everywhere.

Liberal politicians called Tuesday for more protections for women after a leaked draft opinion suggested the U.S. court could strike down the precedent set nearly 50 years ago in the landmark case.