We guess this is what makes the New York Times the paper of record. News networks like MSNBC can’t do much better than to stand up Yamiche Alcindor in front of a Mississippi abortion clinic where women are “gutted” and feel “like someone has died.” But the Times wondered, what do progressive politicians in Europe think of that leaked draft document perhaps foretelling the overturning of Roe v. Wade? And why shouldn’t they have a vote on the matter?
Progressive lawmakers across Europe expressed concerns and surprise that the U.S. Supreme Court had privately voted to strike down Roe v. Wade.
“It would be a terrible regression for American women,” one French senator said.https://t.co/V9P9XqoaKw
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 3, 2022
“One French senator” said that “it would be a terrible regression for American women.” What many of these progressive European politicians fail to note is that most of their own countries’ abortion laws are much more strict than those in the United States, where anything less than abortion up until the moment of birth is considered restrictive. Even babies delivered after botched abortions aren’t safe in some states.
The all-important progressive European lawmaker opinion weighs in on #RoeVsWade https://t.co/zftKbQxITu
— William A. Jacobson (@wajacobson) May 3, 2022
1. Most Europeans don't understand what just happened.
2. Europe is FAR more restrictive on abortion than the United States is. https://t.co/zETpl5NVt4
— Pradheep J. Shanker (@Neoavatara) May 3, 2022
Ironically, France has some pretty serious restrictions on abortion, similar to the kind of laws the pro-abortion fanatics in the US want to see struck down. https://t.co/khXgAWCuUN
— PaulFrantizek ❌ (@FrantizekPaul) May 3, 2022
France bans abortion after 14 weeks https://t.co/jyi7ljK0QH
— Logan Dobson (@LoganDobson) May 3, 2022
France has more restrictive abortion laws than Mississippi. https://t.co/vuviV3q9wo
— EdAsante (@EdAsante77) May 3, 2022
Like many Americans, they probably don't understand that the decision would not ban abortion nationwide but merely return it to state governments.
— Damon Linker (@DamonLinker) May 3, 2022
Thirty-nine of the 42 European countries that allow elective abortion permit it only in the first twelve weeks of pregnancy. https://t.co/QWpJbr6FCb
— Alexandra DeSanctis Marr (@xan_desanctis) May 3, 2022
And look at how American progressive politicians reacted when states started passing so-called “heartbeat laws.”
In liberal Sweden it is 20 weeks, but the Swedish parliament are thinking about lowering it a bit due to new medical advances.
— Peter Olausson (@CjPeter1) May 3, 2022
In Finland it's only up to 12 weeks!
— Kenneth Sikorski (@KennethSikorsk5) May 3, 2022
Repealing Roe and Casey is required for US abortion laws to match those in Europe, so this is obviously ridiculous. https://t.co/eLBHH7qTWp
— Luke Thompson (@lukthomp) May 3, 2022
I'm sure you've noticed how they never mention let alone acknowledge that we're closer to North Korea than Europe when it comes to abortion laws.
— CapsNut (@Caps_Nut) May 3, 2022
Nobody cares what “progressive” Europeans think, especially considering they have much more restrictive abortion laws. https://t.co/FhkNF9Lcfk
— Joe (@JoeC1776) May 3, 2022
I find it fascinating that the @nytimes believes its readers care what Europeans think about an American political and legal controversy. I suspect the NYT is correct in its assessment, which I find very weird. Some of those readers need more self-respect. https://t.co/Df8zCZ9MkS
— TheHistoryOfTheAmericans (@TheHistoryOfTh2) May 3, 2022
Interesting. Now ask the progressive Europeans for their thoughts on America locking kids out of school for 18-months and NYC currently force-masking toddlers! https://t.co/n6dR6k4Wjh
— Christina Pushaw 🐊 🇺🇸 (@ChristinaPushaw) May 3, 2022
Our first thought when we heard the news of the leaked decision document: “What must some progressive French senator think of this!”
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Mayor Sadiq Khan says that London stands with women across the U.S. today:
London stands with women across the United States today.
Roe v Wade enshrined women’s fundamental rights over their own bodies and access to healthcare.
That cannot and must not be undone. #RoeVWade
— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) May 3, 2022
Did the mayor of London just tells us what cannot and must not be undone?
Outraged pro-abort Guardian columnist terrified at the prospect of Roe being overturned says ‘forced birth is a needless waste of human potential’ https://t.co/KxMssV95Fc
— Twitchy Team (@TwitchyTeam) May 3, 2022
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