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U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe vs Wade, ending constitutional right to abortion - Catholic Herald

Jun 25, 2022 View Original Article
  • Bias Rating

    92% Extremely Conservative

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  • Policy Leaning

    96% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -59% Negative

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

51% : It not only overturns Roe, the landmark 1973 abortion case, but also Casey v. Planned Parenthood, a 1992 decision that affirmed Roe.
48% : He said: "This historic Supreme Court decision would not have happened without 50 years of patient, loving, hard work by people of all faiths and none in diverse fields including social service, religion, law, medicine, culture, education, policy and politics.
45% : The U.S. Supreme court has over-ruled a landmark ruling which made abortion up to birth a constitutional right.
44% : Roe v. Wade positioned the U.S. among only six countries in the world, including China and North Korea, that permitted abortion on demand throughout all nine months of pregnancy.
43% : "Abortion presents a profound moral question," the opinion states.
43% : "The Constitution does not prohibit the citizens of each State from regulating or prohibiting abortion.
42% : It also voted by six votes to three to uphold a ruling which supported a Mississippi law which bans abortion after 15 weeks.
41% : The decision does not abolish access to abortion but hands the power to individual American states to decide what their abortion laws might be.
41% :The administration of U.S. President Joe Biden, who is opposed to any liberalisation of the abortion laws, has suggested that it will use law enforcement, potential executive actions, and other measures to guarantee easy access for abortions.
38% : "This judgment realigns the U.S. with Europe and the majority of other countries that protect unborn children from abortion on demand, by recognizing that the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee the right to take an innocent life."
32% : The idea of permitting abortion on demand up to birth has proven to be unpopular.
30% : The judgement was welcomed by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco, who has denied Holy Communion to Catholic politicians who aggressively promote and defend abortion, including Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.
12% : Elyssa Koren of ADF International, a group which defends religious freedom around the world, said: "By upholding the state of Mississippi's right to limit abortion on demand, the U.S. Supreme Court has corrected its grave error and restored the proper understanding that the U.S. Constitution does not protect a right to abortion.

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