Texas Republican leaders celebrated Friday's overturning of Roe v. Wade, while Democrats pledged to fight back at the ballot box.

The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion access returned it to the states. Texas will ban abortions starting 30 days after the court issues a judgment. 

Attorney General Ken Paxton announced on Twitter that abortion in Texas is now illegal and that he would close his office and make it an annual holiday. 

Texas GOP Chair Matt Rinaldi called the moment a "historic day" that Republicans and Pro-Life advocates had waited for generations.

Texas GOP Chair Matt Rinaldi called the moment a "historic day" that Republicans and Pro-Life advocates had waited for generations.

"The only way we can overcome today decides to win the race for governor," Beto Olufke, Democratic nominee for governor, stated in a statement.

"The left will fight to keep Texas' abortion industry alive, but they will fail," Lieutenant Governor. Dan Patrick made the statement in a statement.

Garza, a Democrat running to be attorney general, said the decision has high stakes for her race. In an interview, Garza, a former American Civil Liberties Union attorney, stated that her office would be the "last stand" for Texas reproductive freedom