Leaked Draft The Supreme Court decision, written by Justice Samuel Alito, states that “the Constitution makes no reference to abortion, and no such right is protected by any constitutional provision.”
This document outlines historical predictions regarding complex issues of constitutional law, and considers the point at which an embryo can survive outside the womb. What does the analysis do No. To do is to consider the sanctity of the life of the pregnant person.
“Women have always been second class citizens and more so if you are a Latina or a black woman, you are probably a third class citizen,” said Moreno, whose parents were Mexican immigrants.
Abortion has always been one Emotionally charged topic, but it is an internal health care issue and should be discussed. Statistics show that gender health disparities exist, especially among black women and in geographic areas where health care options are limited. For example, women are more likely than men to suffer from arthritis, asthma, respiratory disease, and kidney disease. These disparities are highest in the southern states (where abortions are more common) Restricted) and the lowest in the northeastern states, according to a 2017 the study By the Milken Institute.
It is not difficult to see how health inequalities will worsen if abortion is banned.
Next Row vs. Wade, People Death due to illegal abortion. In New York City in the early 1960’s, 1 in 4 maternal deaths among white women was due to an illegal abortion, compared to 1 in 2 for Puerto Rican and non-white women. Gutmaker Institute. “Maternal mortality rate is key indicator of community health and well-being,” says Commonwealth Fund Report Maternal mortality and morbidity.
If so, US society is in danger. The United States has Highest maternal mortality rate In the world’s high-income countries. The health consequences are particularly devastating for black women, whose rates Maternal mortality rate There are three times more white women. These deaths are mainly the result of hemorrhage, hypertension, and infections – deaths that are often preventable. Many health institutions Say systematic Racism It is the leading cause of death among black mothers.
In New York City in the early 1960’s, 1 in 4 white birth-related deaths was due to an illegal abortion, compared to 1 in 2 for Puerto Rican and non-white women.
While Latina’s rent is excellent when it comes to maternal mortality rates, they also face many barriers to accessing affordable, accessible healthcare in California.
In March, the planned parents One bid lost Visit a large facility in Visalia, a town in the agricultural center of the San Joaquin Valley where more than half Population Is Latin. Community health advocates say such a facility is needed because a planned parent in Visalia is always full of patients, but anti-abortion protesters opposed the expansion despite the fact that abortion was not offered in Visalia’s offices.
The existing health center has “an examination room which is very small. It’s open three days a week, so we’re not really able to see the number of patients the area needs, “said Lauren Babb, vice president of public relations for Planned Parenthood Mar Monte, the largest affiliate in the country. .
Bob said the expanded medical offices would allow planning parents to offer primary care services in an area with about one doctor for every 2,000 residents.
Planned Parenthood Affiliates in California are planning to launch a “Powered by Pink” bus tour to educate California communities about reproductive rights. The tour begins with a rally in Sacramento on May 14, one of more than three dozen statewide rallies as part of a nationwide day of protest against the abortion ban.
Earlier this year, the state’s attorney general Rob Bonta released one across the state Warning Explain that a pregnant woman cannot be prosecuted for abortion or stillbirth in California.
“All of these women could face pregnancy loss under the threat of criminal investigation and possible prosecution for the murders,” Bonta said, adding that she was serving an 11-year sentence for the death of her child. An amicus curiae written briefly in support of the woman. This was due to his use of methamphetamine. She was one of two Kings County women facing charges.
Between 2015 and 2017, less than 1% of child deaths in the United States were related to drugs. the study By the National Center for Health Statistics. On the contrary, about 10 out of 100 Abortion results in a miscarriage.
On Tuesday, the attorney general was the lone man at a press conference where women legislators of color promised to pass legislation to ensure that California residents and non-residents are guaranteed affordable access to abortion and other reproductive health services. His wife, Assemblywoman Mia Bonta, revealed that she had an abortion when she was 21 and about to start her first job after graduating from Yale University.
“I chose to have an abortion. I chose to own my body. I decided to end the cycle of poverty in my family, “said Bonta, a black Latina woman who met her husband at Yale.
“Such a decision would have far-reaching and devastating consequences for our communities as it would deepen the already staggering inequalities that continue.”
~ Onyenma Obikeya, Policy Analyst, Black Woman for Fitness
Similarly, Moreno says she may not be able to offer her daughter a healthy middle-class life if she had not had an abortion by the age of 18. Received proper medical care.
“Mija, We cannot take away our rights. I will not put my head in the sand and pretend that young people do not have sex. I just ask you to do so responsibly because the stakes are too high for us, “Moreno recalls telling her daughter. He advised his daughter to look for all her birth control options as soon as she becomes an adult.
At Tuesday’s event, Assembly member Lori Wilson spoke about choosing to become a mother when she became pregnant as a teenager. “Planned Parenthood gave me options, the opportunity to discuss all the different options available to me,” Wilson said. “I am just happy to know that I have the option to decide what my future holds. I know I was a better mother, a stronger parent, because it was my choice and giving birth to my baby was nobody else’s. “
The women legislators of color at Tuesday’s event were in stark contrast to most U.S. legislatures, representing a true spectrum of California’s diverse population.
“Such a decision would have far-reaching and devastating consequences for our communities as it would deepen the already staggering inequalities that continue,” said Onyenma Obikeya, a policy analyst at Black Women for Wellness.
Promises made by Governor Gavin Newsome California to build and fight a shelter for anyone seeking abortion Protect Abortion Rights In an amended state constitution that would require the approval of the electorate. This week, she proposed a $ 125 million reproductive health package to increase access to abortion and other reproductive health care services. Thirteen bills are being introduced in the legislature to promote reproductive health care in California. California Future of Abortion Council, a coalition of more than 40 reproductive rights groups and lawyers. MLAs say they will try to add an essential clause to some of these bills to ensure that the state is ready if the Supreme Court reverses it. Roe vs. Wade.
Alito complained in his decision that Cry It abruptly ended the political process of allowing each state to enact its own abortion laws and “imposed the same very restrictive regime on the entire nation.”
However, such an arrangement does not exist. Access to reproductive health care is spot on throughout the United States, often depending on geography, even within the states.
The results of a limited healthcare approach are emerging. Mississippi, the state that asked the Supreme Court to overturn Row vs. Wade, Has the highest infant mortality rate in the country Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. California, which is seeking to become a sanctuary for abortion rights, has the lowest child mortality rate.
Notably, the English case of 1732 is quoted from a publication called Alito Gentlemen’s Magazine The courts have a long tradition of criminalizing abortion to establish what he says. “In 1732, for example, Eleanor Bayer was convicted of ‘destroying a fetus in another woman’s womb’ and ‘having an abortion’. Bayer was sentenced to two days in prison and three years in prison for that crime and another misdemeanor.
The Newgate Calendar Publications Tells about Bayer’s pylori sentence: “Eggs, potatoes, turnips, and c. Attacked him from every direction; And it was thought that he would not be resurrected. After consuming all of the ammunition described above, stones were thrown, injuring him to the point that his blood flowed into the poles. “
Despite technological advances in science, almost 300 years later, the fate of women’s reproductive rights depends on a case that ended violently from the Middle Ages.
“We need to be vigilant,” said Moreno, who said he has participated in women’s marches and donated to planned parents. “We cannot go back in time. Many lives are at stake. “
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