Five of the nine Supreme Court justices, three appointed by former President Donald Trump, voted to end women’s right to terminate a pregnancy. The draft does not represent the final decision, which is expected to be published in June this year.
Protesters for abortion rights in the city of Seattle in the US state of Washington on May 3, 2022 (Photo: David Ryder/Getty Images North America/AFP)
If the guarantee is indeed revoked, the conditions for allowing abortions in the country should vary by state law.
In an interview with Julia Duelby, Globo commentator Guga Chakra in New York details the implications of this possibility for American women from different social strata.
Guga Chakra estimates, “The richest women in these states will have no problem flying and getting the procedure done at a clinic in a state where abortion is legal. The problem is with the poorest women.”
Feather Episode #698 of the podcast The SubjectThe commentator also outlines how the scenario of the law reversal could affect the mid-term elections in the country.
“For many Republican voters, the issue of abortion is already a voice mobilizer,” he says. “Democrats are going to try to mobilize voters to vote en masse. But they don’t have 60% of senators under any circumstance to try to legislate at the federal level to legalize abortion rights across the country. Will meet.”