Abortion rights curtailed in the US: large companies offer travel compensation to employees

It expects reactions to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling that abolished the constitutional right to abortion, leaving states with jurisdiction. Missouri is the first state to immediately exploit this and abolish the right to abortion. Big companies like Apple and Disney will help employees if they have to incur travel expenses for an abortion. An overview of the reactions.

  • Missouri State Attorney: “We immediately stop the right to abortion.”
  • US President Joe Biden: “A sad day for the Supreme Court and the country. This is the result of an extreme ideology. The health and lives of women in our country are now in danger. “
  • Former President Donald Trump: “This will eventually work out for everyone. It brings everything back to the states to which it has always belonged. Did I play a role? God has made the decision. “(Bi Fox News
  • Ex-first lady Michelle Obama: “My heart is broken for the people of this country who have just lost the fundamental right to make informed decisions about their own bodies.”
  • Activist Alexis McGill Johnson (Planned Parenthood): “We do not give up. We want to rebuild the freedoms that belong to us. “
  • Employer Disney: “We have established a travel insurance so that an employee who does not have access to care somewhere has affordable coverage for comparable care elsewhere.”
  • The following major employers also announced a similar event: JPMorgan Chase, Citi, Tesla, Apple, Amazon, Match, Meta, Microsoft, CVS, Biogen, Yelp, Cigna, T-Mobile, Airbnb, Netflix and Patagonia.
  • Gavin Newsom, California Governor (Democrat): “This is an attack on American freedom.”
  • Ron DeSantis, Governor of Florida (Republican)“The Supreme Court has answered prayers from millions and millions of Americans.”
  • Actress Elizabeth Banks: “Everyone gets a gun, but no one gets autonomy over her body. America.”
  • The rock band Pearl Jam“No one, not the government, not the politicians, not the Supreme Court should prevent access to abortion, contraception and contraception.”

International reactions

  • Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo: “Very worried about the consequences. Banning abortion will only lead to more unsafe abortions. “
  • The British Prime Minister Boris Johnson: “A big step back.”
  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau“No government, no politician, no man should dictate to a woman what she can or cannot do with her body.”


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