US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, wiping out constitutional right to abortion

24/06/2022 5:42:00 PM

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, wiping out constitutional right to abortion

US Supreme Court overturns Roe v Wade, wiping out constitutional right to abortion

Women’s reproductive rights will be severely curtailed in the US after the Supreme Court repealed the landmark Roe v Wade ruling.

Advertisement Washington : Women’s reproductive rights will be severely curtailed in the US after the Supreme Court repealed a landmark law giving women the constitutional right to an abortion.Advertisement Washington : Women’s reproductive rights will be severely curtailed in the US after the Supreme Court repealed a landmark law giving women the constitutional right to an abortion.Buffalo, New York , killed more than 30 people, including 19 children.2 minutes ago The US Supreme Court has struck down a New York gun law that places restrictions on carrying a concealed handgun outside the home.

In a widely expected but highly contentious decision, the Supreme Court has adopted a draft opinion, , to overturn Roe v Wade - the 1973 ruling that for the past 50 years has ensured a federal right to abortion access.Abortion rights demonstrators outside the US Supreme Court in May, 2022.Abortion rights demonstrators outside the US Supreme Court in May, 2022.Credit: Bloomberg The decision essentially means the states will have authority over abortion policy in the US, with some states continuing to protect abortion rights, while almost half the states either ban or severely restrict abortion services.Advertisement Landmark legislation on the way as US gun control bill gets bipartisan support in Senate The ruling by the six to three conservative-majority Supreme Court struck down New York state's limits on carrying concealed handguns outside the home.“We end this opinion where we began,” said the ruling.“We end this opinion where we began,” said the ruling.“Abortion presents a profound moral question.

The Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State from regulating or prohibiting abortion.The Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State from regulating or prohibiting abortion.The vote sets the clock ticking for up to 30 hours of debate.Roe and Casey arrogated that authority.We now overrule those decisions and return that authority to the people and their elected representatives.We now overrule those decisions and return that authority to the people and their elected representatives.” While pro-life activists were thrilled by the decision - many screaming with joy outside the Supreme Court as the decision was handed down today - critics say the ruling represents the most damaging setback to the rights of women in the history of the country.Polls show that majorities of Americans support some new limits on firearms, demands that typically rise following mass shootings like those that occurred in Texas and New York.Loading Pro-choice groups fear curtailing abortion access could lead to more unsafe procedures, result in unwanted pregnancies, or place pressure on the states that continue offer services as more people turn to them for treatment.Loading Pro-choice groups fear curtailing abortion access could lead to more unsafe procedures, result in unwanted pregnancies, or place pressure on the states that continue offer services as more people turn to them for treatment.

Thirteen states already have so-called “trigger bills” that will go into effect now that the Supreme Court has overturned Roe v Wade, making abortions illegal in their respective states.Among the most restrictive states is Oklahoma, where the Republican government recently introduced new laws prohibiting nearly all abortions starting at fertilisation, accompanied by a bounty-hunting scheme encouraging members of the public to sue those involved in abortions and rewarding them with at least $US10,000 if their lawsuit is successful.Among the most restrictive states is Oklahoma, where the Republican government recently introduced new laws prohibiting nearly all abortions starting at fertilisation, accompanied by a bounty-hunting scheme encouraging members of the public to sue those involved in abortions and rewarding them with at least $US10,000 if their lawsuit is successful."I'm deeply worried about the court's willingness to take away from elected bodies the ability to protect our constituents and that has real grave implications for the safety of our country," said Murphy, whose home state of Connecticut was the site of a 2012 mass shooting that killed 26 at an elementary school.Advertisement A separate law, which will take effect in August, would make performing an abortion a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison, or a maximum fine of $US100,000 ($132,000), or both.Friday’s (US time) ruling has set the scene for an explosive showdown between pro-choice and pro-life activists in the lead up to November’s midterm elections, and has paved the way for even deeper divisions across the country.Friday’s (US time) ruling has set the scene for an explosive showdown between pro-choice and pro-life activists in the lead up to November’s midterm elections, and has paved the way for even deeper divisions across the country.A crowd gathers outside the Supreme Court in Washington after the draft decision was published in May.More than 20,800 people have died from gun violence in the United States so far in 2022, including through homicide and suicide, according to the Gun Violence Archive, a non-profit research group.

Credit: AP Tensions were already high in the lead up to the ruling, with steel fencing installed around the Supreme Court last month in anticipation of potential unrest and security beefed up to protect the nine justices of the court.Credit: AP Tensions were already high in the lead up to the ruling, with steel fencing installed around the Supreme Court last month in anticipation of potential unrest and security beefed up to protect the nine justices of the court.Shockwaves hit the court earlier this month, when a man was arrested near the Maryland of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, one of the conservative judges appointed by Donald Trump, over an alleged attempt to assassinate him.Nicholas John Roske, 26, of Simi Valley, California, pleaded not guilty to on one count of attempting to assassinate a Supreme Court justice - a charge that carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.Nicholas John Roske, 26, of Simi Valley, California, pleaded not guilty to on one count of attempting to assassinate a Supreme Court justice - a charge that carries a maximum sentence of life in prison.It’s significant and it is going to save lives," top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer said in a floor speech.More to come Get a note directly from our foreign correspondents.

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About time! It goes back to the states to decide like Australia. Elections in the USA have consequences. Many people warned this would happen during the 2016 election campaign but too many couldn’t get past their dislike of Hilary. The Dems have no one to blame but themselves. Regardless, Roe v Wade, either its introduction or the repeal of the precedent, it is a symptom of a country that cannot have referendums or enact meaningful federal laws. They can neither ban abortion nationally and they cannot legalize it either. A truly terrible democracy.

A terrible decision and a symptom of a country spiralling in the decline of misdirected moralism and the fanatical few. What a sick country; doesn’t protect the lives of living children- the right to shoot them in their classrooms is bigger than the right to life then- but forces people to go through with unwanted pregnancies.

The patriarchal designed matrix that we have been trapped in since Adam was a boy, is attempting with all its might to claw back the ancient mindset of domination, moral authority and control, including religion. Regardless of Roe v Wade (either the introduction of repeal the precedent), it is a symptom of a country that cannot have referendums or enact meaningful federal laws. They can neither ban abortion nationally and they cannot legalize it either. A truly terrible democracy.

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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.

GOP tactic to distabilise the govt and divert attention from the jan 6 inquiry. TrumpCoupAttempt It was never a constitutional right Disgraceful decision! 👏👏👏👏👏 What a backward country. USA

US Supreme Court expands rights to carry firearms in public as Senate gun safety bill advancesThe United States Supreme Court has ruled that Americans have a fundamental right to carry firearms in public for self-defence in a landmark decision that will prevent states from restricting people carrying guns. MURRR GUUUUUURNS The answer to preventing gun massacres is restricting access to those who wish to harm others, it is not ‘let’s add more guns’ Unfortunately, the US Supreme Court has completely ignored the question. Now arm all Americans with AK47s for total equality in America!

US Supreme Court strikes down New York handgun lawNo matter how many gun laws the US has it will not stop school massacres as they have a mental problem of nutters . Many countries in the world have automatics but do not go around shooting their children and just as many deaths can occur by a nutter with a bolt action rifle

The US supreme court just made America a more dangerous, violent place | Jill FilipovicThis nihilistic decision will propel the US further toward mass gun violence and a culture of death Well when you look at all the woke far left angry extremists over there that smash and burn down cities for weeks on end, you can see why people want guns..

US Supreme Court has ‘repeatedly held’ the right to bear arms ‘belongs to all Americans’I don’t know how you deal with him AnnCoulter anntensity For 25% of Us history at best a hardly originalist position. Good.

US woman left traumatised after Malta hospital refuses life-saving abortion‘Desperate’ tourist who fell foul of country’s total ban fears for her life if complications set in while she waits for transfer to UK A twofer. Always better to kill two rather than one. Especially if one of them is a woman. Right? A lot more where she came from.