At least 24 states are ready to abolish access to the termination of pregnancy.
The first huge possible social consequence of the sentence will therefore be the splitting of the United States into two parts. In one it will be possible for women to terminate the pregnancy. In the other, abortion will be punished with prison.
Protests erupt in front of the Supreme Court and in many American cities. The conservatives cheer, who for decades have stubbornly tried to erase the right to abortion. Democrats and women’s rights groups express their indignation. Jurists and lawyers discuss the legal foundations of the sentence.