Alexander Acha joined a protest against the decriminalization of abortion. The singer shared on his social networks images of the demonstration that occurred in front of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (SCJN).
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In recent days, the reproductive rights of women have been the subject of debate at the national level. The discussion was born after the SCJN declare unconstitutional the criminalization of abortion.
The debates within the Court have elicited an enormous response on social networks and, also, demonstrations. In one of these protests he was seen singer Alexander Acha.
The musician went on September 13 to a demonstration in the vicinity of the Court. In the messages shared on his Instagram account, Acha affirmed that a dialogue was needed where science prevailed.
“The woman who aborts does not deserve to go to jail… but neither does the child deserve the death penalty. How to reconcile what is fair for both? A respectful and open dialogue is needed that protects both parties. Without religion, without hatred, without selfish interests, with science and conscience, “he wrote.
In the images that the singer shared he is seen wearing a blue scarf, distinctive of pro-life groups that oppose the decriminalization of abortion.
The post caused mixed reactions on Instagram. While many users said they disagree with the singer, another sector spoke out in favor of his ideas.
Abortion, a national debate
The demonstration attended by Alexander Acha occurred at the same time that the Supreme Court was discussing conscientious objection.
In that session, the SCJN ruled that it was It is constitutional for a physician to refuse to perform an abortion. However, it was also ruled that this right has limits.
This is the third recent Supreme Court ruling on issues related to reproductive rights. In addition to declaring the criminalization of abortion unconstitutional, the Court also declared the “protection of life from conception” inadmissible.
“We did not hold a debate, nor is it our role on issues of morality or religious beliefs, we simply analyze whether it is constitutionally lawful to criminalize women for interrupting their pregnancy,” declared Minister Arturo Zaldívar in an interview for Despierta.