18 Mayıs 2019

ABD'deki Kürtaj Yasağını Ünlüler Nasıl Protesto Etti?

YAZI: ZEYNEP GÜR

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Bundan 46 yıl önce, tartışmalı Rose v. Wade davasında "Kürtaj her kadının anayasal hakkıdır" yasa tasarısı onaylanıp, kadınlara en temel haklarından biri olan 'mahremiyet hakkı' tanınmıştı. O zamandan bu zamana, ABD Anayasası'nın 14. maddesinde yapılan bu köklü ve devrimsel değişiklik, hukuksal özgürlüğe giden yolda atılan en önemli adımlardan biri haline gelmişti. Ta ki geçtiğimiz haftaya kadar. 

Mevzu bahis kürtaj, muhafazakar cumhuriyetçiler ve demokratlar arasında (özellikle 1973 yılından beri) gerilimi git gide tırmanan bir husustu. Öyle ki, Pew Araştırma Merkezi'nde yapılan bir araştırmanın sonuçlarına göre, Amerikan halkının %58'i kürtajın yasal olmasından yana, Rose v. Wade karşıtlarının sayısı ise %37 civarında. Yani kutuplar birbirine tamamen zıt. 

ABD'de, kürtaj karşıtı yasaların yürürlüğe koyulması için harekete geçen 7 eyalet, sonunda Rose v. Wade davasını uzun çabalar sonucu devirdi. Utah, Arkansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Ohio, Georgia ve son olarak da Alabama’da yürürlüğe giren kürtaj kısıtlama ve yasakları karşısında Hollywood'un örnek kadın figürleri de kendi özgün duruşlarını sergiledi. Son olarak kürtajın, tecavüz ve ensest durumlarda da istisnai olarak kabul edilmeyeceği yönündeki yasa tasarısının Missouri'de resmi olarak yürürlüğe girmesine de ayrıca tepki gösteren ünlüler, sosyal medya hesaplarından da ortak dille kolektif bir akıma imza attı. Rihanna'dan Emma Watson'a, Cara Delevingne'den Gigi Hadid'e kadar bu güçlü kolektifin bir parçası olan ünlülerin sosyal medya manifestolarıyla karşınızdayız.

 

Rihanna

 
 
 
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take a look. these are the idiots making decisions for WOMEN in America. Governor Kay Ivey...SHAME ON YOU!!!!

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Emma Watson  

 
 
 
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???? Last week, a bill was signed into law in Georgia that is a near-total ban on abortion. This marks the fourth “heartbeat” law to be passed in the United States in the last year - a name that is designed to be emotive. It refers to the first signs of the development of a heart in a fetus at 6 weeks of pregnancy, long before most people know they are pregnant. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ?? Georgia’s bill stands out for going one step further in including personhood language, criminalising not just abortion providers, but also pregnant people for having abortions or even miscarrying. Today, Alabama passed its own law banning abortion except when the health of the mother is at risk. We remember that Savita Halappanavar died in Ireland with the same law on the books. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ??? Currently, women & pregnant people living in Northern Ireland are forced to travel to mainland Britain for abortion care that is illegal in their home country. There will always be people who cannot travel because of domestic violence, immigration status, and disability. People living in Northern Ireland and the USA deserve the dignity of accessing safe, legal & local reproductive healthcare at home. #nowforni These laws won't stop women and pregnant people from having abortions, or from making the best decision for their bodies and families, it will just mean they are forced to do so unsafely and with stigma. #reproductiverightsforall ✊ Please join me in supporting @plannedparenthood @ippf_global @womenhelporg @all4choice #abortionsupportnetwork ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

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Cara Delevingne

 
 
 
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Alexa Chung

 
 
 
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Fuck the fuck off. Link in bio for how you can help women in states with extreme abortion bans.

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Emily Ratajkowski

 

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Gigi Hadid 

 
 
 
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Shameful. #AbortionIsAWomansRight rp @caradelevingne

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Milla Jovovich

 
 
 
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I don’t like to get political and I try to only do it if a really have to and this is one of those times. If someone doesn’t want to continue reading, you have been warned. Our rights as women to obtain safe abortions by experienced doctors are again at stake. Last Tuesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a draconian bill into law that outlaws all abortions after six weeks — before most women even realize they’re pregnant — including in cases of RAPE OR INCEST. This makes Georgia the sixth state to pass such a restrictive six-week abortion ban, joining Ohio, Mississippi, Kentucky, Iowa, and North Dakota. These laws haven’t been passed yet, but lawmakers in these states are trying. Abortion is hard enough for women on an emotional level without having to go through it in potentially unsafe and unsanitary conditions. I myself went through an emergency abortion 2 years ago. I was 4 1/2 months pregnant and shooting on location in Eastern Europe. I went into pre term labor and told that I had to be awake for the whole procedure. It was one of the most horrific experiences I have ever gone through. I still have nightmares about it. I was alone and helpless. When I think about the fact that women might have to face abortions in even worse conditions than I did because of new laws, my stomach turns. I spiraled into one of the worst depressions of my life and had to work extremely hard to find my way out. I took time off of my career. I isolated myself for months and had to keep a strong face for my two amazing kids. I started gardening, eating healthier and going to the gym everyday because I didn’t want to jump into taking anti depressants unless I had tried every other alternative. Thank God I was able to find my way out of that personal hell without turning to medication, but the memory of what I went through and what I lost will be with me till the day I die. Abortion is a nightmare at its best. No woman wants to go through that. But we have to fight to make sure our rights are preserved to obtain a safe one if we need to. I never wanted to speak about this experience. But I cannot remain silent when so much is at stake. #prochoice #prochoicegeneration

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ETİKETLER: EMİLY RATAJKOWSKİ , EMMA WATSON , ALEXA CHUNG , RİHANNA