– Elected officials are engaged in a long-running struggle over abortion
Elected officials began Sunday, promising it would be a tense and protracted war at the state level and in Congress ready to ban abortion.
For the third day in a row, abortion advocates began to oppose the Supreme Court ruling. A candlelight vigil was scheduled for Sunday evening in front of the High Court, which is closest to the Capitol.
In a country torn apart between states that have already or soon denied the right to abortion guaranteed since 1973, disagreements sometimes turned into melees during weekend struggles between countries that maintain and strengthen it. , Triggers dozens of arrests.
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Within hours of Friday, at least eight states immediately outlawed all abortions, and seven more plan to do the same in the coming weeks.
Missouri was the first to pull the trigger, with complete restraint, without exception for rape or sexual assault.
The state and others who passed a similar move at Arba Kansas Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson on NBC now need to tackle support for mothers and newborns and expand health services. Conservatives welcomed the withdrawal of abortion results to the states, but opposed any attempt by Republicans at the federal level to ban abortion or reduce access to contraception. “In Arkansas, the right to birth control is important,” he said. “He’s recognized. We will not touch it.”
Republican South Dakota Governor Christy Noam said the abandoned “Ro V. Wade has “wonderful news to save lives”, but expects a lot of “debate and debate” in his state and elsewhere about the upcoming law. He said he was in favor of laws prohibiting “telemedicine abortions”, a reference to abortion pills prescribed in teleconsultation, which was approved by the FDA, a US pharmaceutical company.
For their part, advocates of the right to abortion quickly rallied. Planned Parenthood, a family planning organization, launched legal action in Utah on Saturday in an attempt to prevent almost all abortions and the automatic implementation of a law criminalizing health professionals who perform them.
In Wisconsin, Democrat Governor Tony Evers has promised to pardon any doctor who has been prosecuted, except for women whose law prohibiting abortion in 1849 could have put their lives in jeopardy.
In the state of Michigan, where Congress is controlled by Republicans, Democrat Governor Gretchen Whitmer has vowed to “fight with all his might” to defend women’s rights. She also went to court to block the implementation of the law prohibiting abortion.
On CNN, Stacy Abrams, the Democratic nominee for governor of Georgia, said her state would ban all abortions in the coming days after six weeks of pregnancy. “This is horrible and this is a mistake. If I were governor, I would do everything I could to change that.”
In states where the laws are strict, women will have the choice between having a baby, having a secret abortion, getting an abortion pill, or having the abortion legalized.
For the selected progressive Alexandria Ocacio-Cortez, dream situations abound. “Forcing women to continue pregnancy against their will will kill them and it will kill them,” she shouted at NBC. He suggested that the Biden administration should open family planning clinics on federal land in states that prohibit abortion.
According to a poll released Sunday by CBS, most Americans do not agree with the Supreme Court’s ruling: 59% and 67% of those polled oppose women. In addition, 52% of respondents considered it a setback for the United States and 31% considered it an improvement.