Orange County

Protesters rally for abortion rights at Orlando City Hall

ORLANDO, Fla. — A group of protesters rallied for abortion rights Saturday in Orlando.

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The protest was held outside of Orlando City Hall and came one day after the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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The court’s ruling ends 50 years of federal abortion rights, giving states the power to decide whether abortion is legal.

Photos: Protesters rally for abortion rights at Orlando City Hall

Protest organizers and attendees said they were going to get to work to get the ruling reversed.

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Local representatives and others also gathered Friday night at the Renaissance Theatre Company in Orlando to speak out against the Supreme Court’s ruling.

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Channel 9 is monitoring ongoing local reactions to the overturning of Roe v. Wade and will have continuing coverage on Eyewitness News.

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