“Fuck that shit. Fuck America. Fuck you,” Bridgers, 27, said. “All these irrelevant, old motherfuckers trying to tell us what to do with our bodies.”
In the US, protests all over the country took place Friday night and Saturday in response to the decision. While the protests have been largely peaceful, in Arizona, police used tear gas on abortion rights protesters gathered outside the state capitol building Friday night, and in Los Angeles, officers confronted several members of the press.
With Roe overturned, 26 states are expected to ban abortion early in pregnancy or outright, according to the Guttmacher Institute, an abortion rights research and advocacy group that tracks state legislation. But abortion care will continue to be accessible in at least 16 states and the District of Columbia, which have laws in place that protect it as a right. Medication abortions, which have grown to account for more than half of all abortions in the US, are also still an option — though they, too, face opposition from anti-abortion legislators. For people needing to travel out of state for a procedure, abortion funds can help cover the costs.