推翻 "羅伊訴韋德 "案引起了支持墮胎運動者的憤怒和絕望，也引起了反墮胎運動者的歡欣鼓舞，他們為達到這一點已經努力了近50年之久。但是，法院的決定並沒有解決這個問題，而是為全國各州的法律挑戰提供了可能性，這意味着關於墮胎的鬥爭將在未來幾年繼續進行。
In the space of just 10 days there have been dramatic changes in America. Major decisions that will shape everything from environmental policy to abortion rights have been announced - but not by the president or by Congress. It is the Supreme Court which currently exercises the power to really change peoples lives.
The Democrats may control the White House and both houses of Congress but they don't have enough votes to pass much of their political agenda. Instead, in a series of rulings that are as contentious as they are momentous, the Supreme Court is shaping the future of America - taking it in a very different direction from the one US President Joe Biden had envisaged.
The overturning of Roe v Wade has provoked fury and despair amongst pro-choice campaigners as well as jubilation from anti-abortion activists who have been working for nearly 50 years to get to this point. But rather than settle the matter, the court's decision has set up the likelihood of legal challenges in states across the country, meaning the battle over abortion will continue for years to come.
While the gun control bill didn't go nearly as far as many had hoped, it was a historic first, and a rare example of bipartisanship. But that win was tempered by the court's decision to overturn a New York gun regulation that required people to have permits to carry guns outside their homes
What's next for the Supreme Court in the autumn?