French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday condemned the US Supreme Court docket’s landmark ruling hanging down the proper to abortion, saying it was a problem to girls’s freedoms.
“They have to be protected. I specific my solidarity with girls whose freedoms are in the present day challenged by the Supreme Court docket of the USA of America,” Macron tweeted.
On Friday, the conservative-dominated courtroom overturned the landmark 1973 “Roe v. Wade” resolution enshrining a lady’s proper to an abortion, saying particular person states can limit or ban the process themselves — which half seem poised to do.
The Supreme Court docket ruling will seemingly set in movement a cavalcade of latest legal guidelines in roughly half of the 50 US states that can severely limit or outright ban and criminalise abortions, forcing girls to journey lengthy distances to states that also allow the process.