Toronto. – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau described the decision by the United States Supreme Court to cancel the abortion rights protections in effect in the country since 1973 as “horrific”. Following the publication of the US Supreme Court ruling, a court reversing the landmark “Roe v. Wade” ruling nearly 50 years ago, Trudeau said on Twitter that “the news coming out of the United States is horrific”.
Trudeau expressed his support for the millions of women who have lost the right to termination of pregnancy. “I can’t even imagine the fear and anger they are feeling right now,” he said. The Canadian politician added that neither governments nor politicians should dictate the will of women.
“No government, politician or man should tell a woman what she can or cannot do with her body,” said Trudeau, who sent Canadian women a reassuring message: “let them know that we will always defend their right to make decisions.” , he said. said. .
Although abortion is legal in Canada, there has been no law regulating termination of pregnancy since the Canadian Supreme Court abolished existing legislation in 1988.
In May, when the draft decision published today by the U.S. Supreme Court on “Roe vs. Wade” was leaked, Trudeau said he would study the bill to secure the right to abortion in Canada.