Throngs of abortion rights supporters gathered on the west side of the Capitol and marched through Denver on Tuesday, a day after a leaked draft opinion suggested the Supreme Court would overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that declared access to an abortion a constitutional right across the United States half a century ago.
Even if the court were to overturn the 50-year-old legal precedent, Colorado’s Reproductive Health Equity Act was signed by Gov. Jared Polis on April 4, enshrining the right to an abortion into Colorado law. That means the high court’s ruling would not affect access to an abortion in the state.
Here’s some of what photojournalist Eli Imadali saw at the rally: