The right to abortion has been at the center of political debates since the Supreme Court’s decision in June, which set every state free to ban it on its own soil.
Influential Republican Senator Lindsey Graham unveiled a bill on Tuesday September 13 that would ban abortion in the United States after 15 weeks of pregnancy, prompting immediate protests in Joe Biden’s camp.
The right to abortion has been at the center of political debates since the Supreme Court decision last June, which made every state free to ban it on its own soil. US Senator Lindsey Graham, close to Donald Trump, praised the merits of his text on Tuesday, September 13, assuring that it offered a solution of “consent“On the question.
Make no mistake: if Republicans get the chance, they will make sure they pass even more draconian laws than this bill. “
Nancy Pelosi, Democratic President of the Chamber of Deputies
America banning abortion after 15 weeksit would be from a federal point of view at a fairly consistent level with the rest of the world“, Defended the elected South Carolina official during a press conference. He has repeatedly taken the case of France as an example, where the period for voluntary termination of pregnancy is 14 weeks. “In general, it’s pretty good to be as reckless as the French are“, The senator amused himself.
However, the text provides for all abortion bans adopted by a dozen conservative states to remain in effect after the Supreme Court decision. Much more moderate than many Republican proposals on the subject, the bill gives conservatives the opportunity to soften their message to American voters, mainly pro-abortion rights, less than two months before mid-term elections.
He immediately blew up the democratic camp, which is counting on this issue to mobilize its basis for this scrutiny, traditionally dangerous for the current power. The text “deprive women of rights in all 50 statesAmericans, denounced the spokeswoman of the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre. “Make no mistake: if Republicans get the chance, they’ll make sure they pass even more draconian laws than this bill“Added the Democratic President of the Chamber of Deputies, Nancy Pelosi.