U.S. Supreme Court Invalidates Abortions
Yesterday the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated constitutional rights to abortions. Within hours of that announcement the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, was on T.V. confirming that the United Kingdom was absolutely not going to be doing any such thing. Abortion rights there were safe.
Canada and France’s leaders had this to say:
“The news coming out of the United States is horrific. My heart goes out to the millions of American women who are now set to lose their legal right to an abortion,” Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted.
French President Emmanuel Macron said, “Abortion is a fundamental right for all women. It must be protected. I express my solidarity with the women whose freedoms are today challenged by the Supreme Court of the United States of America.”
The Financial Post ran an article today saying “big U.S. employers say they’ll pay for abortions” under their benefits. Mentioned are Bellweather corporations, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Meta Platforms Inc., Walt Disney Co., CVS Health Corp., Biogen Inc., Microsoft Corp.
This article also said, “Some high-profile companies had already agreed to cover travel costs and give other support to employees who need to go to a different state for an abortion because of restrictions where they are based. The initiative, spearheaded in March by Citigroup Inc. chief executive Jane Fraser, includes companies such as Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Match Group Inc., Tesla Inc. and Yelp Inc.”