United States Vice President Kamala Harris announced this Sunday that the Supreme Court has taken away women’s “fundamental constitutional right” to decide on their own bodies in 2022, but assured that President Joe Biden’s government fight to guarantee it and promote legislation protecting it.
,No one can tell people what to do with their bodies.“, Harris defended in an act in Tallahassee, Florida, marking the 50th anniversary of the US Supreme Court decision upholding abortion rights in 1973. Thus, the vice president has spoken of repeal. In June 2022 in a country whose constitution recognizes that decision as “disenfranchised” by the same court Freedom and the pursuit of happiness core values,
,If a woman can’t decide how can you be freeIf a doctor cannot watch his patient and if a man cannot direct the course of his life?”, the Vice President of the United States asked himself.
In such a situation, the Vice President of America has invited all Americans join the fight for rights highlights the new measures taken by the government to guarantee reproductive health, and access to abortion pills Prescribed by doctors in certified pharmacies across the country.
In this sense, Harris has harshly criticized those who “call themselves leaders”, referring to governors who block women’s rights to make decisions about their pregnancies and Punish with prison sentence, professionals too health to take care of them.
Before an audience of mostly women who had queued since morning to attend the event at ‘The Moon’ concert hall, Harris expressed what made Americans wonder what else could happen in the controlled states. Republicans after laws banning abortion.
“How dare they?”, is asked to applause from the public, which included members of the US Congress and local officials, as well as women like Amanda, a Texan who was the victim of a law prohibiting abortion in that state. According to Harris, who greeted Amanda and her husband from the podium, the Texan He was denied care at medical centers three times in the midst of an abortion for fear of being punished by the ban, and they only visited her when she had an infection that could kill her.
“No one is immune from the effects of these laws,” he insisted, for the latter ask Congress to pass a law which protects reproductive rights, and assured that “President Biden will sign it.”
Criticism of Florida and other states with restrictions
In her trip to Florida, which some analysts have described as a “challenge” by the Biden administration to Governor Ron DeSantis, Harris has not shied away from a scathing criticism of the government that has been attributed to the president’s ambitions. Criticize Southern State’s Anti-Abortion Policy, In July 2022, a month after overturning a ruling that protected abortion for 49 years, a law went into effect in Florida that reduced the period from 24 to 15 weeks of pregnancy when abortions are legal, with no exceptions cases of rape or adultery or “for victims of sex trafficking”Harris insisted.
“Here in Florida, healthcare providers He faces a prison sentence of five years. Solo for In college Do your work, And now the state has targeted abortion drugs and threatened pharmacies with criminal charges if they supply prescription drugs,” the US vice president said. Thus, Harris warned that 22 states, including Florida, have said they will not comply with new federal rules that allow women to obtain drugs prescribed by their doctors at certified pharmacies.
In response to these “so-called leaders,” Biden has issued a memorandum directing members of the administration to identify barriers to access to prescription drugs and recommend actions to ensure that doctors can legally prescribe are, that can overcome pharmacies and so that women can get safe medicines and effective”, he insisted.
After assuring that the government is “not backing down” in its aim to restore rights denied to women, the vice president indicated that Americans “spoke with their vote” in the last election. In essence, he said that one need not give up one’s faith or deeply held beliefs in order to accept it The government shouldn’t tell people what to do with their bodies“, It is finished.