Central Florida reacts to the overturning of Roe v. Wade

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Supreme Court ruled on Friday to overturn Roe v. Wade and the fundamental right to abortion.

It’s a law that’s been in place for nearly five decades.


The court ruled 6-3, in an opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito, who called Roe “egregiously wrong.”

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The ruling now allows states to ban abortions.

Lawmakers in Central Florida on both sides of the political aisle wasted no time in voicing their opinions to the ruling.

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Here is a look at some of those opinions:

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Jason Kelly

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Jason Kelly joined WFTV in 2014.