10:47 by AL
A few days ago, the whole world was shaken by the revocation of the judgment guaranteeing for almost 50 years the right to abortion in the United States. The country has indeed returned to Roe v. wade who in 1973 legalized the right to abortion at the federal level. As soon as the Supreme Court announced, ten states have banned voluntary terminations of pregnancy : Alabama, Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin and Ohio.
If supporters of the right to abortion have mobilized this weekend in the United States, but also in other countries, many brands have publicly committed against the decision of the Supreme Court to remove this fundamental right. for women. Starbucks, Gucci, Levi’s or encore Patagonia have in fact publicly announced that they would financially support their employees wishing to access abortion.
While Patagonia published an article summarizing point by point the resources it wanted to use for the health of its employees regarding the right to abortionhandbag designer Clare Vivier invited her community to faire des dons au Planning Familial et au United States of Women Reproductive Justice hubas the site explains miss following an article revealed by the specialized site Business of Fashion.
But that’s not all. Sports brand Dick’s Sporting Goods has pledged to provide up to $4,000 in reimbursement for travel expenses to a place where abortion is still legal. Roger Lynch, CEO of Condé Nast, meanwhile said that the company would financially support its employees if they needed to have an abortion.
For his part, Joe Biden, the president of the United States, regretted “a sad day” for America “The health and lives of the women of this country are now in danger”did he declare.