What Ginsburg's Death Could Mean For Abortion Access In U.S.

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What Ginsburg's Death Could Mean For Abortion Access In U.S.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been key in upholding Roe V. Wade through its many challenges.
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Here's what Ginsburg's death could mean for abortion access across the U.S.

She's been key in upholding Roe V. Wade through its many challenges.

Recently, restrictions on abortion access have worked their way to the court.

Just this June, the Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that would leave the state with only one abortion clinic.

At a debate in 2016, Trump pledged to appoint justices who would overturn Roe V. Wade.

And on a court that already leans conservative, the addition of another justice could be the tipping point.

It would most likely give individual states a path to restrict or issue bans on abortion.

Still, the majority of Americans support abortion access. 

In a recent CBS News poll, 63% said keep Roe V. Wade as it is, including some Republicans.

And according to the Pew Research Center, 61% think abortion should be legal in all or most cases.