Thousands of U.S. abortion advocates have protested while pro-reproductive rights groups are urging Congress to protect the right to abortion.
Thousands of U.S. anti-abortion rights activists have gathered in Washington in an annual protest against a U.S. Supreme Court ruling amid fears of women’s rights groups. may invalidate the right to abortion in the country.
Demonstrators rallied on Friday for the annual “March for Life,” while the Conservative-dominated U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v.
“I am thankful that God has brought us here. And we’re so close, “19-year-old Rachel Young told Reuters. Roe v Wade.
The march is held annually on the anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision on abortion on January 22nd.
But pro-reproductive rights groups have called for a Republican-controlled state-sponsored abortion rights push to attack women’s rights to choose what to do with their bodies. They argue that too measures against abortion rights endanger women’s health.
“Roe was a historic victory for women, for our bodies, and for our autonomy,” Democratic Sen. Jeanne Shaheen said Friday.
“The stakes are higher than ever, as the health and autonomy of women and families across the country hang in the balance while Republicans work to methodically challenge and overthrow Roe,” she added.
Dozens of states are pushing for abortion rights laws. But the abortion ban in Mississippi after 15 weeks of pregnancy is being studied. Supreme Court, has emerged as a crucial challenge for Roe.
Maintaining the ban could overturn or weaken Roe’s right to abortion, which allowed abortions until the viability of the fetus, according to current standards by about 23 weeks.
In a trial last year, Conservative judges of the Supreme Court welcomed the need to resolve the abortion issue through a political process – through the state and Congress – rather than the courts, suggesting that they are willing to break with the established precedent. By the hand of Roe.
Of the nine judges, six have been appointed by Republican presidents. including three By Donald Trump.
A law in Texas he has also banned abortion for six weeks without the exception of rape or incest. The Supreme Court has authorized its entry into force while its constitutionality is pending in the courts.
U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Last September he sued Texas law.
Jen Psaki, a White House spokeswoman, said Friday that the Biden administration will push for the protection of reproductive rights. “We have a strong commitment to ensuring that everyone has access to care, and we will stand up for it with all the tools we have,” Psaki told reporters.
But many state and federal Republican politicians praised the march against abortion rights in Washington on Friday.
“Today, #ProLife is fighting to give a voice to the voiceless and to defend the defenseless. What’s more American than that?” Republican Sen. John Kennedy said on Twitter.
Congresswoman Julia Letlow, a Louisiana Republican, set a triumphant tone on Friday as she protested against abortion rights.
“In the coming months, we anticipate a monumental decision by the Supreme Court,” Letlow said. “We know that in the last 48 years you have had to work hard to bring this one to this moment.”
For their part, women’s rights groups called on Congress to make the Roe v Wade law a prelude to the anniversary of the ruling, which passed the House-approved Women’s Act. Health Protection Act.
“Reproductive rights are human rights,” wrote the coalition of 225 advocacy groups A letter on Friday asking the Senate to approve the bill. “Every person needs to have the ability to decide when and how to start or grow a family without the intervention of politicians.”