Ivan Espinosa de los Monteros has considered that the draft of the opinion of the Supreme Court of the United States responds to the fact that American society “has been evolving and adapting to the new times”. The Vox spokesman in the Congress of Deputies has assured that “we are in a different political context” than when the norm was approved in the 70s.
The representative of the extreme right has defended that the decisions made by the high court “are sovereign and we will respect them, without further ado.” To the statements of Espinosa de los Monteros have been added those of the deputy of his party Lourdes Mendezwhich has expressed its firm position against this right of women.
Méndez has argued that it is “intolerable” defend that “a new human being is part of his mother’s body”. In fact, he has gone further and asked the Constitutional Court to take the same path and establish that “the right to abortion has been a mistake from the beginning and declare it unconstitutional.”
“Without the right to be born, equality is impossible”, he pointed out in a response to the Minister for Equality, Irene Montero, which has criticized the intentions of the US court. “It is intolerable that the US Supreme Court proposes to repeal the right of women to decide on our own body, something unquestionable in democracy. Without guaranteed sexual and reproductive rights, there is no equality,” she stressed.
He has recalled that “revoking the right to abortion will not mean that there are no abortions, but more women risk their lives. We have to go out together, feminists, to defend and continue conquering our rights.
A leak published in the newspaper Politician has revealed that the US Supreme Court intends to revoke this right. The possibility of abortion in the country has been in force since January 1973when the US Supreme Court legalized a woman’s right to have an abortion.
The draft, signed by the judge Samuel Alito, has the support of five of the nine magistrates of the Court; among them, Clarence Thomas, Brett Kavanaugh, Amy Coney Barrett, and Neil Gorsuc. All of them conservatives. It should be added that the position of these magistrates is for life.
If the sentence finally goes ahead, the decision on this right would fall into the exclusive hands of the States, something that would open the door for the territories governed by the Republicans to end up leaving women unprotected in this regard. For example, Oklahoma vetoed abortion from six weeks of gestation, when many women still do not know if they are pregnant.