European Parliament resolution on the state law relating to abortion in Texas

… Joins the vocal condemnations across the USA of the adoption by the Texas Legislature of SB8

… de facto amounts to a total ban on abortion

… a violation of US women’s constitutional rights

… Calls on the Government of the State of Texas to swiftly repeal SB8, to ensure safe, legal, free and good quality abortion services

… Welcomes President Joe Biden’s efforts

… the influence of ideologically and religiously motivated interference in public health matters has been particularly detrimental

… Deeply regrets the fact that the US Supreme Court … declined to rule on blocking the introduction

… Calls on the United States Government to establish federal legal protection for universal access to abortion

… through the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA), which recently passed the US House of Representatives in an historic vote

… Calls for the EU and the Member States to offer all possible support, including financial support

… Calls on the EU Special Representative for Human Rights to denounce this violation of women’s sexual and reproductive rights

… Instructs its President to forward this resolution to … the President of the United States of America and his Administration, the US Congress and to the Governor and Legislature of the State of Texas


          SB8 – Texas


          Statement by President Joe Biden


            HR 3755 – Women’s Health Protection Act