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Wednesday, signed by the Governor of Texas Greg Abbott has a dramatic, new abortion law. It prohibits abortion after the sixth week, i.e. before most women find out they are pregnant. How strict the law is if pregnancy is the result of incitement or rape. It goes further.
If a Texas resident is found to have had an abortion in the seventh week, she can sue the abortion doctor for $ 10,000. He could sue everyone involved in some way: the nurse in the room, the friend who drove next to the hospital and the girlfriend who paid for the operation. Whether the plaintiff first had any contact with the pregnant woman is irrelevant to the new law passed in the state.
22 states The United States has enacted laws restricting the right to abortion. Such laws have so far been discontinued in the U.S. judiciary, at all levels, in all states, regardless of political control. They actually contradict the Supreme Court ruling. Wade won the right to abort American women in 1973. The unique American legal system defines constitutional rights is the Supreme Court, not politicians.
That’s why the appointment of judges is so important, and why this is so dramatic is that former President Donald Trump was able to appoint more than 200 federal judges and three Supreme Court judges. By quickly appointing Catholic Professor Amy Connie Barrett as the new Supreme Court Judge Feminist icon Ruth Bader after her death in Ginsburg This fall, a majority of judges in the Supreme Court are restrained on the issue of abortion.
Trump has vowed to block support for abortion clinics, so there is now only one offer available in many states.
Now the Supreme Court has said They will consider a law from Mississippi that prohibits abortion after the 15th week. According to Supreme Court Judge John Roberts, the law is similar to Texas law, which was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court in 2016. The majority behind that decision is no longer there. The question now is whether the Supreme Court will overturn Row Versus in considering Mississippi law. Wade. If so, domestically enacted laws governing abortion will come into force in 22 states.
This is a serious threat to the rights of women. We fear the United States, which has reserved the right to reproduction rights, and the proliferation of health and social inequalities. Prohibiting abortion does not prevent abortions, but leads to more unsafe abortions. This is Trump’s legacy.