Activists protest outside the Supreme Court during an abortion case hearing

Media Credit: Sophie Moten | Photographer

Hundreds protest as June Medical Services v. Russo is heard inside the Supreme Court.

Hundreds of abortion rights demonstrators rallied outside of the Supreme Court Wednesday after justices heard June Medical Services v. Russo, a case that could shift abortion laws in the United States.

If the law is upheld it would create more abortion restrictions, and Louisiana would be left with one remaining abortion clinic. This is the first abortion case to be argued with the new appointees from President Donald Trump, Justices Brett Kavanaugh and Neil Gorsuch, resulting in a 5-4 conservative majority on the bench.

Here are some photos from the event:

Sophie Moten | Photographer

Abortion rights demonstrators hold up signs demanding action in front of the Supreme Court.

Sophie Moten | Photographer

An anti-abortion protester calls out voicing her support for abortion restrictions.

Sophie Moten | Photographer

The crowd is seen from across the street of the Supreme Court.

Sophie Moten | Photographer

Alise Daigle, 31, and Christopher Daigle, 28 stand with their mouth taped shut participating in a “Silent Siege” with the group Bound4LIFE, an organization that fights for protecting babies’ lives.

Sophie Moten | Photographer

A member of the Christian group Shofar Call International yells out during an anti-abortion protest outside of the Supreme Court.

Sophie Moten | Photographer

A girl holds a sign reading “Feminism: Equality For All” from the nonprofit human rights organization Rehumanize International which takes action against “aggressive violence” including abortion.

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