According to the Guttmacher Institute, a research organization that supports the right to abortion, a total of 26 states have laws that indicate that abortion may be outlawed or severely restricted, and procedures in these states. Is virtually prohibited.
A proceeding has already been filed in Utah. Utah is one of the states that has moved quickly to ban most abortions.
Planned parent-child relationships make the state's top leaders argue that the state's newly enacted legislation violates multiple civil liberties codified by the state's constitution. I am complaining.
Utah law states that a mother's health is at stake, a uniformly diagnosable health condition is detected in the fetus, or the mother's pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. Abortion is permitted in three situations.
According to a lawsuit appointing the governor and the attorney general among the defendants, abortion in Utah under the ban was a felony in almost all cases. The proceedings allege that the new abortion law violates several rights protected under the Utah Constitution, especially the right to determine family structure and equal protection. increase.
It also states that the law has different effects on women as opposed to men, violating physical integrity, involuntary slavery, and right to privacy.
"When the law comes into force, PPAU (Utah Plaintiffs Planning Custody Association) and its staff immediately suspend the implementation of abortion in Utah beyond the number permitted by law. In this case, PPAU's Health Center will resume offering abortions that do not fall under any of the exceptions to the law, "the lawsuit said.
CNN contacted Governor Spencercox's office for comment on the proceedings, but did not respond on Saturday. Attorney General Sean D. Reyes' office told CNN that he had no comments on the proceedings.
"Our office is considering today's decision and will provide more information on how to move forward next week," Wisconsin Attorney General Josh Kaul said on Friday. Said in a statement.
Protesters arrested during the demonstration
In South Carolina, hundreds of people gathered in Greenville on Saturday, depending on the ruling. At least six people were arrested at the rally, including those who supported the opposition movement and the ruling.
23-year-old Emily Porter said she was protesting the ruling when she saw police take the woman to the ground after she got off the sidewalk and crossed the street. Told to.
"I was very angry to see them take older women to the ground," Porter told CNN. "If they wanted to detain her, they could have done it with respect."
Porter said that after the woman was tackled, some people had her. He said he left the sidewalk to come to help and urged police to detain them.
"I didn't think I was in the middle of all this," Porter told CNN. "I was angry, afraid, and I was confused."
Greenville police said no taser guns or pepper sprays were used during the arrest, and authorities were involved in the case. Said to consider.
In the US capital, police arrested the two on Saturday after being accused of "throwing paint on the fence by the US Supreme Court," US Capitol police tweeted.
In New York City, police said at least 20 people were "detained with prosecution pending" after demonstrators marched in protest of the Supreme Court's ruling. No details were provided regarding the arrest.
On Friday night in Phoenix, law enforcement agencies used tear gas to disperse a crowd of protesters demonstrating in front of state parliament.
Reproductive Rights Protection
Some states are moving to limit abortion rights, better protecting access to and funding abortion Some states are taking steps to expand.
Minnesota Governor Tim Walz issued a presidential order on Saturday to protect people traveling to the state for assisted reproductive technology from states where abortion is illegal or criminal. ..
"Our administration is doing everything it can to protect the right of individuals to make their own health care decisions," he said in a statement.
Also on Saturday, Washington Governor Jay Inslee promised to create a "sanctuary state" for people's reproductive choices across the country.
In doing so, Inslee instructs state police not to follow delivery efforts from other states seeking to penalize those traveling to Washington to have an abortion. Announced the presidential order. He did not specify when the executive order would be released or when it would come into effect.
The Democratic Governor has also vowed to pay $ 1 million to begin funding the state-wide assisted reproductive technology network prior to the expected influx of patients.