Will the U.S. overturn abortion rights?

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Will the U.S. overturn abortion rights?

Abortion shot back to the top of the U.S. political agenda on Tuesday after a bombshell leak of what appears to be the Supreme Court’s majority view.

A draft opinion purportedly shows the court ready to overturn the landmark ruling that nearly a half-century ago made abortion a nationwide legal right for American women.

As well as pitting Americans against each other once again, the document has exposed just how powerful the court’s conservative majority is for one of the most divisive issues in U.S. society.

CGTN’s Owen Fairclough has more.