· The European Court of Human Rights dismissed the complaint of a Norwegian woman who wanted to adopt a child of her ex-cohabitant, pointing out that she had previously "acquired" parental rights in the US from a surrogate.
· In Norway, the so-called surrogate motherhood is forbidden, therefore the local authorities did not recognize the consequences of the biological mother's renunciation of parental rights.
Under the 1973 US Supreme Court ruling in the Roe v Wade case, "the right to abortion" was considered to be derived from the US Constitution and therefore applicable to everyone throughout the United States. The possibility of abortion was supposed to result from the right to privacy. This verdict clearly changed the previous policy of the states in the matter of respecting human life in the prenatal period of development.
The opinion of the majority of the US judiciary in the case of the famous Roe v. Wade judgment caused a great stir in the public, mainly American opinion. It was published in early May on the website politico.eu. Regardless of the final shape of the Supreme Court's decision, the conclusion formulated in the title stems directly from the circumstances widely cited in the explanatory memorandum to the bill.
The myth of the pro-abortion United States
· During the current plenary session, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on a Texas state law restricting the practice of abortion.
In 1916, an American feminist, Margaret Sanger, opened the first clinic in the United States of America, where women were advised on the use of contraceptives. It was also a place where dangerous procedures were performed to kill unborn children. Sanger was accused of using illegal and deadly practices, convicted and sentenced to 30 days in prison. However, it did not discourage her from continuing her activities.