The US Supreme Court on Friday ended the constitutional protection given to the right to abortion. The court overturned a decision in the 49-year-old Rowe v Wade case. In this case the right to abortion was protected. According to the new order, now the states themselves can end this process or allow it. Still working.
After this decision of the court, demonstrations have started in many places and happiness is also being celebrated in many places. Rather, it is an attack on the very personal liberty of millions of Americans. It prevents one from taking very personal and important decisions.
The court said in its decision that the Constitution does not give the right of abortion. Now the right of abortion is decided back to the people and their elected representatives. Justice Samuel Alito said abortion is a very serious ethical issue on which Americans have conflicting views.
One out of every 5 women in America had an abortion
before the Supreme Court’s decision, a report had come to the fore. It was said in this report that in the US in 2020, one out of every 5 women had an abortion. There were over 9.3 lakh abortions this year. 54% of the women had taken abortion drugs.