cry v. Wade has sparked a frenzy of activity on both sides of the abortion fight, with anti-abortion forces vowing to impose an almost complete ban in every state in the country, and using the verdict to prosecute abortion— Rights groups insisted they would resent the decision to take to the streets and push the Biden administration to do more to protect abortion rights.
The court said its Friday ruling was needed to end half a century of bitter national controversy sparked by Roe, but that its ruling closed a more immediate and wider controversy than the original ruling – and further fighting and Extraordinary division guaranteed.
The maneuver was already underway.
In Florida, where the legislature recently banned abortion after 15 weeks, lawmakers pushed the governor to convene a special session to consider the ban after six weeks. In South Dakota, where a court ruling made abortion illegal, Governor Kristi Noem called for a special session to discuss adoption and health care for women with unplanned pregnancies, emphasizing allegations that ban pregnant women. would dramatically increase the health risk for
The National Rights to Life Committee took a fresh call toward its original, larger goal of a constitutional amendment banning abortion nationwide. It and other anti-abortion groups have pledged to punish prosecutors, who have said they will not enforce abortion restrictions and have vowed to take other steps to limit access to abortion, including allowing people to have an abortion or have an abortion. Including pushing for a law preventing you from crossing state borders to obtain pills. States where they are illegal.
Abortion-rights groups were also gearing up. On Monday, opponents of Florida’s 15-week ban will seek an injunction to stop it from taking effect. The groups promised a court battle over the so-called trigger ban that took effect after Friday’s ruling.
The Women’s March promised street protests in a “summer rage” and said it would support primary challenges to Democrats, which it considered complicating the appointment of a conservative Supreme Court majority.
Abortion-rights supporters can attest to the widespread public disapproval of Friday’s decision. A CBS News/YouGov poll conducted shortly after the court delivered its ruling shows that Americans consider it “a step back” for the country by a margin of more than 20%.
About 60% of Americans and two-thirds of women disapprove of the decision.
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