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Celebrities React To Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By Essence

By ESSENCE Staff · Updated June 24, 2022 The devastating news of the overturning of Roe v. Wade has shocked Americans. After being in place for 50 years, the Supreme Court has ruled to eliminate the constitutional right in a 5-3 decision. Here are politicians, activists, and celebrities reacting to the historic legislation on social media. Stacey Abrams, Democratic Nominee for Governor of Georgia For 50 years, Roe v. Wade safeguarded the right to choose for millions of women in Georgia + nationwide.Today, the Supreme Court struck down abortion rights.I am appalled. Enraged. Undaunted &...
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Biden Says ‘Health And Life Of Women At Risk' Due To Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

Biden Says ‘Health And Life Of Women At Risk' Due To Supreme Court Abortion Ruling

1 month ago   |   By Essence

Alex Wong/ Getty Images By Melissa Noel · Updated June 24, 2022 President Joe Biden called the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade and end the right to abortion a “sad day for the court and country.” From the White House, Biden discussed the decision that, after almost 50 years, takes away a woman's constitutional right to an abortion. The decision will impact tens of millions of individuals as it's anticipated that this will result in over half of U.S. states prohibiting or severely restricting the medical operation. “The health and life of women of our nation are now at...
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President Joe Biden Responds to the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

President Joe Biden Responds to the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By Glamour

“This decision must not be the final word.”
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Read the Dissent From the Case That Overturned Roe v. Wade

1 month ago   |   By Glamour

"With sorrow-for this Court, but more, for the many millions of American women who have today lost a fundamental constitutional protection-we dissent."
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