Lewis Hamilton He is in the United States to compete in the Miami GB Formula 1, Will take place on Sunday (8), but its focus is not just on the game. Increasingly a seven-time champion, she has shown herself to be an active voice in the human rights struggle and has rejected the country’s Supreme Court’s intentions to repeal the law legalizing abortion.
Through his official Instagram account, Hamilton defended the right of women to choose their own body. “I want to be in the United States, but I can not ignore what is happening now and what some in government are trying to do to the women who live here,” the Englishman wrote.
“Everyone should have the right to choose what their body wants to do. That choice cannot be allowed to be snatched away. ”
Earlier this week, a report on the website Politico.com released a draft document written in February by US Supreme Court Conservative Judge Samuel Alito, which recommended that the country abolish its right to abortion. The law, “Row v. Wade” was established in the 1970s and allowed women the opportunity to terminate a pregnancy.
Following the leak, Chief Justice John Roberts went public and confirmed the document’s authenticity, but insisted it was not the final version. If the law is repealed, it is up to the states to decide whether or not to ban abortion.
Since then, there have been protests in front of the Supreme Court in support of and against abortion. U.S. President Joe Biden has said his administration will guarantee women’s right to choose, even if the law is repealed.
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