In the United States, several companies defend the right to abortion

The information revealed by Politico May 2 had the effect of a bomb. Several documents belonging to the Supreme Court indicate the idea of ​​a possible reversal of the highest court of the country on the subject of abortion. After the outbreak of numerous demonstrations in the streets following this news, many companies have just positioned themselves publicly.

“Knowing what is at stake, business leaders must speak up and take action to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. This involves protecting reproductive rights,” Levi Strauss representatives said. The famous jeans brand has openly indicated that it is committed to covering the expenses of people who have to travel to another state to perform an abortion. An initiative also taken by Apple, Amazon and Uber, among others.

According to the New York Times, the car manufacturer Tesla has also followed this commitment. Elon Musk’s company has just moved its Californian headquarters to Texas, which introduced a new law last September reducing the time limit for performing a voluntary termination of pregnancy to six weeks.

Written in February 2021, the Supreme Court’s draft judgment plans to overturn the “Roe v. Wade” case law of 1973. The court, with a conservative majority, considers that the text is “unfounded from the start” and that the Constitution does not in no way protects the right to abortion. However, negotiations are possible until June 30.

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