United States Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade
The United States Supreme Court overturns Roe versus Wade, the landmark 1973 decision which recognised Americans' constitutional right to abortion.
WhatsApp The United States Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 decision which recognised Americans' constitutional right to abortion and legalised it nationwide, handing a momentous victory to Republicans and religious conservatives who want to limit or ban the procedure.Passengers check in at the Virgin Australia domestic terminal at Melbourne Airport on 10 June 2022..to save article Share After 12 years of Liberal leadership, encompassing four premiers and four treasurers, NSW is sadly degenerating into one of the worst run states in Australia.
Key points: The court, in a 6-3 ruling, upheld a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks The majority found Roe v Wade was wrongly decided because the constitution makes no specific mention of abortion Individual states will now be able to decide whether abortion is legal The court, in a 6-3 ruling, upheld a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks.The majority of justices found Roe v Wade was wrongly decided because the US constitution makes no specific mention of abortion.While Mark Butler has not yet received advice from public health authorities about removing mask requirements on international flights to Australia he says rules on domestic flights are a matter for state and territory leaders to decide.It will now be up to individual states to decide if abortion is legal.Victoria has said it will not back a reform that is designed to make payments to coal and gas.A draft version of the ruling written by conservative Justice Samuel Alito indicating the court was likely to overturn Roe v Wade was leaked in May, igniting a political firestorm.Advertisement Qantas scraps masks on some international flights "If advice comes to me.Friday's ruling authored by Alito largely tracked his leaked draft.Rhett Wyman In the budget this week, Kean revealed that NSW debt will have exploded from the relatively modest $55 billion that Perrottet inherited as treasurer in 2017 to a difficult-to-comprehend $160 billion by June next year.
Campaigners for the repeal of Roe v Wade celebrate with champagne outside the Supreme Court..Credit: Matt Golding Sceptics of the proposed reform, including environmental activist groups and the federal Greens, fear the policy will be designed to favour existing fossil fuel generators, dubbing the proposal “coal keeper”.( AP: Steve Helber ) "The Constitution makes no reference to abortion, and no such right is implicitly protected by any constitutional provision," Mr Alito wrote in the ruling.Roe v Wade recognised that the right to personal privacy under the US Constitution protected a woman's ability to terminate her pregnancy.The mask mandate on domestic flights will be decided at a national level and it's important for all state and territory leaders to be on the same page when the advice to lift it comes, the health minister said.The Supreme Court in a 1992 ruling called Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v Casey reaffirmed abortion rights and prohibited laws imposing an "undue burden" on abortion access.“If you run a business that stretches across multiple jurisdictions then you are dealing with multiple programs and layer upon layer of costs, and it gets very difficult,” chief executive Andrew Richards said."Roe was egregiously wrong from the start.READ MORE Single-shot vaccine for COVID-19 and influenza one step closer for Australians As for the return of mask wearing in public places and venue density limits during winter, Mr Butler does not expect those measures to come back into place.Resource-rich states such as Western Australia and Queensland have reported budget surpluses, which has allowed them to slash debt issuance as the economy rebounds post-pandemic.
Its reasoning was exceptionally weak, and the decision has had damaging consequences.And far from bringing about a national settlement of the abortion issue, Roe and Casey have enflamed debate and deepened division," Mr Alito added."Australians are glad to see those in the rear vision mirror.AEMO chief executive Daniel Westerman said on Wednesday generators had been working hard to resolve the crisis, and a “step by step” exit from the suspension would begin early on Thursday morning.More to come..
What about the babies rights to life? So abortion will still be available except the level of regulation is now a state issue. Isn't that how we do it here too? What's the problem? United States Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade. Time for all good US electors to ‘dump’ Republicans in the next Federal and State elections.
As a none religious person it's easy to see this decision was pressured mostly by religious types, perhaps these people could move to the middle east if they prefer this way of life & control, USA is a country of freedom & religion should not mix with human rights or politics Devastating. Trump's legacy.
Why is Australia allied to the Violent, anti social, North American Taliban? China = bad USA = good.🤣🤣🤣 Western democracy and rules based order. 🤣🤣 Protect that right though to arm yourself to the teeth with weapons that kill . what a sad confused country Haha that's freedom
Flights mask rules to remain until states and territories agree to changesAdvice on flight mask mandates hasn't yet changed, but Health Minister Mark Butler wants all states and territories to agree to a national approach when it does. How's Sweden going? Oh look ... Easy. If you want or need to wear a mask, wear one. If you don't want or need to wear a mask, don't wear one. With covid deaths rising, what harm does it do anyone to wear a mask - properly- on a flight for the sake of others ... or just so your own holiday isn’t ruined Surely it’s a pretty small ask? protectthevulnerable
I feel for all those that can’t have abortions. We are thinking of you. How was this even allowed to happen? A disgusting outcome. Shame, America. Shame! No longer the “United States”but the great divide America 🤷♂️ America is broken. We are witnessing the fall of the Roman empire Mandate vaccines, sorry you loose the argument on my body my choice.
It's a tuff issue but one they should be able to reach a compromise on. When the baby develops consciousness and can feel pain and hear it shouldn't be aborted. That still give the parents plenty of time to decide. After that it's too late. Full term abortions are disgusting Republicans support the right to life from the moment of conception to the moment of birth. Then your right to life is subordinated to someone else’s right to have an automatic weapon. RoeVsWade SecondAmendment
And what's the world coming to when you can't end a Childs life, right? Ps. Great photo of butthurt lefties BTW ABC.😏👍
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When do the mostly peaceful riots start? 🍿 DefundTheABC The whole country is going backwards. I've been missing this it's none of your business which medical procedures I've had and my body my choice energy for the last 2 years. Sad sad day for the Land of the Free 🤦♂️ Wonderful news!!. Many innocent babies’ lives will be saved.
America considers itself the beacon of democracy but I would say it’s no different to how the Teleban. Access to medical procedure on a healthy adult being a right always was a very odd concept. A lesson on responsible medical regulation vs reasonable access to such procedures. The second part is the big concern and the debate the US has to have now.
this is the country Australia shares values with The USA hates women. The USA hates children. But, if they were guns...
NSW is degenerating into one of the worst run states in AustraliaOPINION: NSW promised to spend $15 billion on infrastructure and debt repayments that it is instead gambling on global financial markets. the premier is in desperation to win the next election When we are short of labour more infrastructures mean we are importing Nigerians for construction workers We have 2 Nigerians So far from Africa just for construction
😢 The court has not taken away the right to an abortion. It has ruled that abortion laws should be decided by elected representatives rather than unelected judges. Freedom is dying in the West. Goodbye USA, hello Gilead. They carry on they are the worlds greatest democracy .Lying political party , lying Supreme Court judges , mix religion with politics , Qanon theories !! It’s more the worlds greatest mental institution !!
This is just the beginning and it’s terrifying. 😔 If a woman is raped, she must carry the baby to term and give birth, because it's God's will. If the child goes to school and gets shot, that is good because the right to bear arms over-rides God's will. It's hard to understand. I find it ridiculous that a modern western country like the US would take away the right of adults to kill their babies. I’m in shock. Where is this world headed?
Sad to see the trump placed court push back woman's rights by decades And if you thought their gun laws were questionable… here’s proof of what a f**ked up country we’re told we should blindly fall in behind, and follow as the great leaders and policemen of the free world (my arse!). 🙄🙄🙄
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The experiment that is America continues to crumble. Luckily, we have a government that won’t follow the US… for the next couple of years at least. Very good decision… courts aren’t supposed to make laws. So now let the elected officials make laws that in sync with the views of those that elect them. The rot finally explodes to the surface of the timber house framing. In a few weeks to months it will topple over and fall in a heap of festering ruined timber. Sad.
Perhaps these are the moments when Americans realise their ancient laws and legal system are no longer fit for purpose and they need to redesign their entire legal framework Women’s rights set back 50 years. And now they will go after same sex marriages. I’m sure of it. Brain-dead country I expect the return of political violence by the left, also incited and supported by the ABC as the previous political violence was.
The Covin will not be happy 🔥 Hey but it's ok to let kids own machine guns! What a country Time for everyone to get fixed. It should be free.
US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, wiping out constitutional right to abortionWomen’s reproductive rights will be severely curtailed in the US after the Supreme Court repealed the landmark Roe v Wade ruling. Fact, Trump nominated 3 judges on this SC. Descending into Christian authoritarianism So there must be more deaths in abortion than people walking around with guns killing innocent kids. Get your priorities right.
Everyone that has a problem with this can have this opinion because their parents were pro life. It's ok leftzis. You can still get your babies cut up alive in left wing states. What can even be said about this? Fucking hell... And it begins… look at my boobs😘
US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, wiping out constitutional right to abortionWomen’s reproductive rights will be severely curtailed in the US after the Supreme Court repealed the landmark Roe v Wade ruling. What a backward country. USA 👏👏👏👏👏 It was never a constitutional right