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For a second time in a week, protesters appear at the Utah Capitol

May 5, 2022, 6:38 PM | Updated: 6:40 pm
May 5, 2022: Protestors at the Utah Capitol voicing their opinion about abortion in the wake of a l...
May 5, 2022: Protestors at the Utah Capitol voicing their opinion about abortion in the wake of a leaked Supreme Court document that could end legal abortion in the United States. Photo credit: Waverly Golden

SALT LAKE CITY — Police estimate that as many as 1,500 people appeared at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday afternoon to protest Supreme Court opinion that was leaked to Politico earlier this week.

The opinion, if it does not change, means that the Roe v. Wade ruling citing a constitutional right to abortion in the United States would be overturned.

KSL NewsRadio’s Lindsay Aerts was live on the scene and filed the report below:

By the time this report was published, the protesters were said to be marching away from the Capitol building. An ambulance was on the scene and at least one person was seen being treated by emergency crews.

Aerts reported there was a small group of anti-abortion protestors who were also at the Capitol on Thursday.

This story will be updated.

 

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For a second time in a week, protesters appear at the Utah Capitol