Photos: Emotions run high on both sides as leaked draft signals end of Roe vs. Wade

Demonstrators for and against abortion rights clash outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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President Biden expressed deep concern Tuesday about the draft Supreme Court opinion that leaked Monday night and appeared to reveal that a majority of five conservative justices intend to strike down Roe vs. Wade, ending nearly 50 years of federally protected abortion rights.

“I believe that a woman’s right to choose is fundamental, Roe has been the law of the land for almost fifty years, and basic fairness and the stability of our law demand that it not be overturned,” Biden said in a statement.

Abortion rights demonstrators chanting and holding up hangers and signs in the dark.
Abortion rights supporters continue protesting into the evening outside the Supreme Court.
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A crowd of protesters, one holding a sign that reads, "It's not the 1960s."
Protesters wave homemade signs outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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A crowd of people, some holding signs, are reflected in water
A pool reflects silhouetted protesters outside L.A. City Hall.
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People hold signs in support of abortion rights and expansion of the Supreme Court
Hundreds rally after news that the Supreme Court appears ready to overturn Roe vs. Wade.
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People hold signs in support of abortion rights
Abortion rights supporters rally.
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Antiabortion activists with "Divest from Big Abortion now!" signs surround a man in a Planned Parenthood shirt.
Abortion foes surround a man wearing a Planned Parenthood shirt in front of the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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Demonstrators, including one in a T-shirt reading, "Pro life, pro woman," chant in front of the Supreme Court.
Demonstrators chant outside the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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A woman pulls back her hair as she cries.
Jessica Golibart, center, cries as demonstrators gather in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.
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A young woman holds a sign reading, "Bans off our bodies."

The scene in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building on Tuesday.
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Two silver-haired women hold signs. One reads, "Free women from forced labor."
Roberta Shapiro, left, and Kim Fellner demonstrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building on Tuesday.
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A young woman with a bullhorn faces a crowd. Her sign reads, "Progressive anti-abortion uprising."

Opposing demonstrators gather on Tuesday.
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A group of people hold hands and bow their heads in prayer.
Students and parents from the Wickenberg Christian Academy in Wickenberg, Ariz., pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court Building on Tuesday.
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Two women kneel in front of the Supreme Court building
Two women kneel in front of the Supreme Court building, still closed to visitors, in Washington after the leaked draft of a court opinion indicated justices are prepared to strike down Roe vs. Wade.
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Protesters hold coat hangers, and a woman has the words "Not Your Body" written on her torso.
A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court on Monday night after news of the leak emerged.
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Protesters hold signs reading "If It's Not Your Body, It's Not Your Choice" and "Bans Off Our Bodies."
Protesters gather Monday night outside the Supreme Court.
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Protesters hold signs reading "Not Going Back" with a picture of a coat hanger, and "Abortions Are Healthcare."
Protesters gathered into the night Monday outside the Supreme Court.
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Protesters with megaphones hold signs reading "Protection at Conception."
Abortion-rights opponents demonstrate Tuesday morning outside the Supreme Court.
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