Explosive revelations on the US Supreme Court, which appear to be ready to revert the right to abortion 50 years ago, urged President Joe Biden on Tuesday to bring back the left in shock.
The president said he was “extremely worried” and called on Americans to “choose candidates” in favor of the right to abortion in the fall legislative elections.
Politico’s site reveals Monday night that the majority of Supreme Court judges are ready to fill the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling, based on a leak of unpublished internal documents. By doing so caused a political explosion. Protects American women’s right to end their pregnancy.
The Supreme Court confirmed the credibility of the text (draft decision dated February), but emphasized that it did not represent a “final” decision and was long-awaited.
If the court adopted it, each of the 50 American states would regain the right to ban abortion in its soil, mainly in the South and conservative and religious centers, half of which took this route. Must be.
Republican governors in Tennessee and South Dakota signaled on Monday that they would not be late.
Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt signed a law on Tuesday banning abortions six weeks after pregnancy.
A copy of Texas law, which came into force on September 1, encourages citizens to sue doctors or clinics who have had an abortion beyond this period in exchange for financial compensation.
The day before, the governors of several states, including California, New Mexico, and Michigan, announced that they would like to enshrine the legality of the right to abortion even if the court invalidates the “Roe v. Wade case.” ..
Reflecting these fractures, abortion advocates said on Tuesday, and opponents enjoyed the announced victory.
Feared by the situation, 70-year-old Lin Hart, who had an illegal abortion as a teenager, appeared in the Supreme Court of Washington. She rushed to a “very conservative court” and wanted her granddaughter to retain the right to a legal and safe abortion.
Thousands of demonstrators, like her, marched through the streets of Washington, New York, Boston, Los Angeles, and Seattle, shouting their “anger” in the face of fear of “return.”
“I hope all the protesters don’t discourage judges,” said Madeline Ocasio, an anti-abortion activist whom AFP met in Florida.
Part of the American population, especially the religious community, never accepted the 1973 decision and, for years, fought an eclectic struggle to nullify it. Restriction method.
The last brick of the building was laid by Republican President Donald Trump. With the help of the party’s senator, Donald Trump takes three judges known to oppose abortion to the Supreme Court and six of the nine conservative majority. I brought it.
These nine wise men considered a Mississippi law in December that would reduce the duration of an abortion to 15 weeks of gestation for two semesters, according to a framework set by the High Court.
During the hearing, some of them revealed that they intend to use the case to unravel or simply invalidate the “Roe v. Wade” decision. According to Politico, five people have come together for this second option.
The “Roe v. Wade” case, which is based on the constitutional right of privacy to the right to abortion, is “completely unfounded from the beginning,” conservative judge Samuel Alito wrote for them.
The right to abortion “is not protected by any provision of the Constitution,” he added, according to a preliminary ruling leaked on Monday.
These discussions have made other cold sweats among progressives.
“Once the public decision debate is confirmed, the whole set of other rights will be at stake,” said Joe Biden, referring to contraceptive or gay marriage rights.