Emotions ran high on social media following Monday's Supreme Court decision to overturn a Texas law meant to restrict abortions.
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Twitter users on boths sides of the issue slammed the social media outlet with reactions in the 5-3 ruling handed down by the high court.
Comments came almost immediately from a wide range of people, including government officials, presidential candidates and pundits:
The Supreme Court just struck down Texas' overly restrictive abortion laws—a win for women's reproductive rights. https://t.co/DMDwVnq6Vt
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 27, 2016
Gov @GregAbbott_TX says SCOTUS undoing #txlege's anti-#abortion law "subjects more innocent life to being lost" #hb2 pic.twitter.com/8CAxgFnSO1
— Lauren McGaughy (@lmcgaughy) June 27, 2016
Despite SCOTUS' HB2 ruling, @DanPatrick remains committed to protecting women's health and safety. https://t.co/qclks1UORa #txlege
— Office of the Lt Gov (@LtGovTX) June 27, 2016
SCOTUS's decision is a victory for women in Texas and across America. Safe abortion should be a right—not just on paper, but in reality. -H
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 27, 2016
HUGE win for pro-choice and all women in #SupremeCourt ruling today. https://t.co/KnwmQa0maS
— Lauren O'Leary (@LaurenOLearyPR) June 27, 2016
Justice Kennedy once again joins the liberals to side w/ the butchers ag innocent life. But as Pope Francis says "who are we to judge?"
— Laura Ingraham (@IngrahamAngle) June 27, 2016
Today made that day 3 yrs ago all worth it! So grateful 2 all the women who shared their stories. #WholeWomensHealth pic.twitter.com/vwHx8C7ZCg
— Wendy Davis (@wendydavis) June 27, 2016