World

Judge blocks pro-life law in US state of Wyoming

i

Your Reading indicates how much you are informed about a given subject according to the depth and contextualization of the contents you read. Our team of editors credits 15, , 40,

or 64 points for each content – those who help the most in understanding the country’s moment receive more points. Over time, this score is reduced, as newer content also tends to be more relevant in understanding the news. Thus, your score in this system is dynamic: it increases when you read and decreases when you stop being informed. At the moment the score is being made only in content related to the federal government.

Close

The article you are reading right now+0

Information is part of the exercise of citizenship. Here you can see how well informed you are about what happens in the federal government.

How about knowing more about this subject?

Manifestação pró-vida nos Estados Unidos: juíza considerou que lei de Wyoming é excessiva ao incluir apenas exceções em casos de estupro, incesto e emergências médicas

Pro-life demonstration in the United States: judge found that Wyoming law is excessive in only including exceptions in cases of rape, incest and medical emergencies | Photo: EFE/EPA/CRISTOBAL HERRERA-ULASHKEVICH

Judge Melissa Owens, District Court of Teton County, Wyoming (States States), blocked this Wednesday () the almost total ban on abortion promoted by the republican government of the state, in the most recent setback in Justice for the pro-life movement.

Owens tentatively agreed with the plaintiff, an abortion clinic, which considers the ban to be excessive in only including exceptions in cases of rape, incest and emergencies doctors.

Indiana became last Friday the first of 21 US states to pass a law to restrict access to abortion after the Supreme Court reversed the decision of 1973, known as Roe vs. Wade, and gave the states back the freedom to legislate on the matter as they wish.

The initiative was approved by both houses of the state legislature and was sanctioned soon after by the governor of Indiana, Republican Eric Holcomb.

The law is expected to come into force in 08 of September. So Indiana will join nine other US states with laws that almost completely ban abortion, according to the Guttmacher Institute.

Receive Our News

Newsletter On the cellphone

Get our newsletters

By registering for our newsletters, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, including receiving content and promotions from Gazeta do Povo. Unsubscribing can be done at any time at this link.

To deselect, tap the icon again

2022707070

Saved news are in My Gazeta

in the Saved Contents section. Read when he wants.

Back to top button