Celebrities against the repeal of the US abortion law

    Since a few weeks ago the newspaper ‘Politico’ leaked the draft of the Supreme Court of the United States in which it is planned overturn the ‘Roe v. Wade’ legal ruling, or what is the same, the court case that laid the foundations that allow free abortion in that country, pro-life and pro-abortion groups have not stopped taking to the streets. It is not for less, outlaw the right to abortion in the United States More than 36 million women of childbearing age could be affected by this delay that has raised blisters in a country as conservative as it is famous. Thus, there have been many Famous who have decided to raise their voices and oppose this opinion that would make the abortion veto effective in a large part of the country.

    This Friday, a multitude of ‘celebrities’ signed the campaign of the ‘Planned Parenthood’ foundation called ‘The prohibition of our bodies’ where they demand the right to decide whether or not to have a child beyond the first 15 weeks of pregnancy. More than 160 global entertainment figures such as Ariana Grande, Kendall Jenner, Shawn Mendes, Billie Eilish, Miley Cyrus and Megan Thee Stallion They put their names in an advertisement published in The New York Times demanding that this right for women, obtained in 1973 and now in danger, be protected.

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    “My body, my choice,” reads a banner at a recent US demonstration.

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    Celebrities don’t keep quiet

    The joint statement they produced was resounding: “The power we have to plan our future and control our own bodies depends on our ability to access sexual and reproductive health care, including abortion,” they wrote in a text that is already viral and that serves as an inspiration for many young people who do not have a critical attitude or a favorable context in the face of said revocation. “We are Artists, storyteller creators. We are the new generation that seizes power, a power that is beginning to steal from us. We will not go back and we will not go back ”, they sentenced.

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    Other celebrities who were also part of this movement are Meghan Trainor, Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Hailey Bieber, Camila Cabello, Olivia Rodrigo, Lili Reinhart, Halsey, Karlie Kloss and Noah Cyrus, among many other women who have decided not to remain silent at such a key moment for international politics. Because yes, what happens in the United States ends up having repercussions in the rest of the world and, therefore, this decision could have its repercussions in Spain, where for some time now the ultraconservative and Catholic movement has acquired a visibility and relevance not seen for decades.

    The US Supreme Court is expected to make a final decision on this matter in late June or early July.

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