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Twitter reaction to abortion ruling swift, sharply divided

Posted: 12:47 PM, Jun 27, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-27 17:40:08Z

Emotions ran high on social media following Monday's Supreme Court decision to overturn a Texas law meant to restrict abortions.

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Twitter users on boths sides of the issue slammed the social media outlet with reactions in the 5-3 ruling handed down by the high court.

Comments came almost immediately from a wide range of people, including government officials, presidential candidates and pundits: