Thousands of protesters are expected to march in support of abortion rights in cities across the country on Saturday. The rally is part of a nationwide campaign.By the Supreme Court to overturn Rov.Wade.
In Washington, DC, organizers of the ‘No Body’ rally expect 17,000 people to march from the Washington Monument to the Supreme Court on Saturday. Members of the House of Representatives, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, will be present “to increase access to abortion and to urge the refusal to overturn the Roe v. Wade case.”
On Friday, House Democrats gathered on the steps of the US Capitol to express their support for abortion rights.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said: “Give up women’s reproductive health care.”
“They won’t stop until a national abortion ban is enacted,” said Assemblyman Barbara Lee.
Although the leaked draft opinion doesn’t represent the court’s final position, concerns are being raised that a court could issue a ruling as early as next month if a controversial abortion law is decided in Mississippi as early as next month.
Wednesday, bill codifying Ro into law. Despite being chaired by Vice President Kamala Harris, Senate Democrats fell short of the 60 votes needed to pass federal abortion rights protections.
“This Senate has failed to uphold the right of women to make decisions about their bodies,” the vice president said after the vote.
West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin voted against the bill, saying it went too far.
“This is not a Roe v. Wade codification, it’s an extension,” he said.
“CBS Mornings” Friday, Senate Minority John ThuneThe question must be decided by individual countries.
“This is a decision made by nine unelected judges, and it now goes back to the people and their elected representatives,” he said.
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said Democrats will continue to focus on the issue now through the midterm elections in November.
“If we want to make sure there are no exceptions to the national abortion ban, doctors and women arrests, rape and incest,” Schumer said.
Meanwhile, Justice Clarence Thomas, who has been criticized for his charges,The leak on Friday said the agency had fundamentally changed.
“You start looking over your shoulder.” He said. “Things that can be explained but cannot be reversed are a kind of unbelief.”