The devastating news of the overturning of Roe v. Wade has shocked Americans. After being in place for 50 years, the Supreme Court has ruled to eliminate the constitutional right in a 5-3 decision. Here are politicians, activists, and celebrities reacting to the historic legislation on social media.

Stacey Abrams, Democratic Nominee for Governor of Georgia

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY)

Martin Luther King III

Rep. Cori Bush (MO)

KeKe Palmer

Former President Barack Obama

Scottie Beam, Culture Critic

Gia Peppers, Entertainment Journalist

Dr. Wendy Osefo of RHOP

Former First Lady Michelle Obama

Rep. Ilhan Omar (MN)

Tarana Burke, Activist, #MeToo Creator

Kimberle Crenshaw, Feminist Scholar

Rep. Karen Bass (CA)

Yvette Nicole Brown

Sheryl Lee Ralph

Viola Davis

Roxane Gay

Quinta Brunson

Jackée Harry

Amanda Gorman

Keisha Lance Bottoms

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