Rockers React to Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade


Previous these days (June 24), the Ultimate Court docket overturned Roe v. Wade in a 6-3 resolution, now making it criminal for states to prohibit abortions. The unique ruling had established the constitutional proper to abortion in 1973.

A Ultimate Court docket draft in regards to the resolution used to be at first leaked in early Would possibly, sparking national controversy over whether or not it could move. The draft used to be written by way of Justice Samuel Alito, who declared, “Roe used to be egregiously incorrect from the beginning. We grasp that Roe and Casey [1992's Planned Parenthood v. Casey] should be overruled… It's time to heed the Charter and go back the problem of abortion to the folk’s elected representatives.”

On account of the verdict, states are granted the appropriate to make their very own abortion regulations, and it is estimated that kind of part of the states within the U.S. are going to outlaw abortions. Different states would possibly regulate their insurance policies as a way to keep watch over abortions [via CNBC].

Rockers have taken to social media to proportion their reactions to the contentious information.

“Nobody, no longer the federal government, no longer politicians, no longer the Ultimate Court docket must save you get entry to to abortion, delivery keep watch over, and contraceptives. Other people must have the liberty to make a choice,” said Pearl Jam. “These days's resolution affects everybody and it'll in particular impact deficient ladies who can’t have the funds for to commute to get entry to well being care. We will be able to keep energetic, we will be able to no longer backtrack and we will be able to by no means surrender. Elections have penalties, please sign up for us. Textual content CHOICE to 855-812-VOTE.”

Deliberate Parenthood have addressed the scoop as neatly, and equipped assets for many who want assist.

“The Ultimate Court docket has taken away our proper to abortion and overturned Roe v. Wade, opening the floodgates for states around the nation to prohibit abortion. The court docket has failed us all — however that is a ways from over,” the group wrote. “We all know what politicians need as a result of it is already going down: to prohibit abortion state by way of state—& sooner or later a countrywide ban. However, like generations sooner than us, we will combat for every different. In case you or somebody you understand wishes an abortion, succeed in out: 1-800-230-Plan &”

Head underneath to look how rockers spoke back to the scoop.

Deliberate Parenthood

Pearl Jam

Hayley Williams (Paramore)


David Draiman (Disturbed)

Twitter – davidmdraiman

Twitter – davidmdraiman

Todd L. a. Torre (Queensryche)

Alex Skolnick (Testomony)

Brett Gurewitz (Unhealthy Faith)


The Grimy Nil

Phil Labonte (All That Stays / Editor’s Notice: Labonte should be competing for essentially the most idiotic and pointless take on the net these days.)

Chris No. 2 (Anti-Flag)

Invoice Moseley

Brian Truthful (Shadows Fall)

Lilith Czar

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