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“Women are terrified, angry and hopefully fired,” said Andrea Miller, president. National Institute of Reproductive Health, A national reproductive rights organization called Hollywoodlife Miller has woken up to this day after the shocking news that the draft Supreme Court had reached a majority opinion on the evening before May 2nd. The opinion, written by Justice Samuel Alito, ruled that the 1973 Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade was “grossly erroneous” and should be set aside.
Andrea Miller and Amy Schumer attend the NIRH Champions of Choice Awards lunch on April 27, 2022 at the Zigfeld Ballroom in New York. (Photo by Jared Siskin / PMC / PMC)
This means that if the Supreme Court decision becomes official in late June or early July, the individual states will be able to pass legislation that outlaws abortion, even in cases of rape and incest. For American women, realistically, 26 Republican statesAbortion will be banned from Arkansas to Wyoming, some immediately, according to the Guttmacher Institute.
After 50 years of legal abortion, American women will lose the right to make their own decisions about whether or not to become parents. And yes, today, May 3, Chief Justice John Roberts confirmed that the leaked opinion is true. Miller responds: “It’s a social earthquake … an earthquake moment, when it comes to women’s equality and physical integrity.” Miller has worked to protect women’s reproductive preferences throughout her career and now tells HollywoodLife that she wants women to know that abortion is still legal in some states, including Texas, today and until the Supreme Court ruling becomes official.