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EU Lawmakers Slam US Ruling Overturning Abortion Rights

  • Right to abortion should be upheld in European Union, MEPs say
  • US Supreme Court in late June overturned landmark Roe v. Wade
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Biden Backs Filibuster Change to Restore Abortion Rights

European Union lawmakers voted to uphold abortion rights in the bloc and denounced a backslide in women’s health rights in the US following the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling.  

In a largely symbolic vote, Members of European Parliament backed a call to include the right to abortion in the EU charter of fundamental rights.