US abortion ruling ignites state battles

By Nate Raymond
Updated June 27 2022 - 10:46pm, first published 10:42pm
The US Supreme Court's abortion ruling has prompted state fights over "trigger" bans.

Battles over abortion have shifted to state courts after the US Supreme Court overturned the constitutional right to the procedure, as judges blocked state bans in Louisiana and Utah and clinics in Idaho, Kentucky, Mississippi and Texas sued seeking similar relief.