Photos From Outside the Supreme Court After Roe v. Wade Is Overturned

Anti-abortion advocates and abortion rights advocates wept, raged, and celebrated.

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In the minutes and hours after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending 50 years of the constitutional right to an abortion, advocates on both sides of the issue gathered to protest and celebrate the decision. Here are photos from outside the Supreme Court on Friday in the immediate aftermath of the decision.

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Anti-abortion demonstrator hug outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on June 24, 2022.

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U.S. Capitol Police officers secure barriers as activists protest outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-choice and pro-life signs are seen outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-life protesters react as the Dobbs v Jackson Womens Health Organization decision overturning Roe v Wade is handed down at the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, June 24, 2022.

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A pro-life supporter reacts outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-life supporters hug outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2022.

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Anti-abortion activist protest outside the Supreme Court on 24 June 2022.

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Pro-life supporters hug outside the US Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health, which was issued electronically.

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Pro-life activists react to the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization on June 24, 2022.

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks to the media outside the Supreme Court after the Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling was issued on June 24, 2022.

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Police officers stand behind steel fencing and barricades surround the Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Protests outside the Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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U.S. Capitol Police motor officers on patrol as activists protest outside the Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-life activists hug outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-choice supporters react outside the US Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Pro-life supporters celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Abortion-rights activists react to the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Abortion-rights activists react to the Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization ruling in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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U.S. Capitol Police officers secure barriers as activists protest outside the Supreme Court on June 24, 2022.

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Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.

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Anti-abortion protesters celebrate following Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.

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Anti-abortion protesters celebrate on June 24, 2022.

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