fierce controversy in the United States after the decision of the judges of the Supreme Court on the right to abortion

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The current nine justices of the Supreme Court. Six of them voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, who had guaranteed abortion as a constitutional right in the United States since 1973. AFP

DECRYPTION – Three judges appointed by Donald Trump are being accused by many Americans of having lied about their intentions during their hearing in the Senate.

«They lied under oath“: since Friday, many Americans in favor of the right to abortion accuse three of the justices of the Supreme Court of having “lied under oath“, during their hearing by the Senate at the time of their appointment. More specifically, they are the last three justices to join the Court, three conservatives appointed under the presidency of Donald Trump: Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett. According to their accusers, all three would have made believe that they would never reconsider Roe v. Wade, which they have just helped to repeal.

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The declarations referred to are those made by each of these three judges at the time of their hearing by the senators (“confirmation hearing“). According to the American Constitution, it is indeed the President of the United States who appoints, for life, each new judge of the…

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