Sue Gray report released, the PM’s apology and the reaction
What is happening?
Roe v Wade overturned – “How media frames the changes, legally and culturally it will be watched by both sides”
The shocking ruling from America’s highest court to overturn Roe v Wade – a constitutional right to an abortion in the US has sparked a variety of headlines from the media.
What are the facts?
- Sue Gray report into rule-breaking parties in and around Downing Street during the pandemic has been published
- She says many of the events “should not have been allowed to happen” and that staff who raised concerns were not treated with respect
- Senior leadership at Downing St must bear responsibility for this culture, she adds
- Boris Johnson tells the Commons he takes full responsibility for everything that happened on his watch but asks MPs to “move on”
- Labour’s Keir Starmer responds by saying the Gray report shows how No 10 treated the sacrifices of the public with contempt
- WhatsApp messages reveal Martin Reynolds, a former top aide to the PM, was warned of “comms risks” around parties
- He also suggested in a different message that officials had “got away with” a large event in the No 10 garden on 20 May
- A gathering in the No 10 flat after it was announced Dominic Cummings would leave government was never fully investigated by Gray, report reveals
Fox News says LEGACY MEDIA REACTION to the Supreme Court’s abortion ruling on Friday was even more predictable than the ruling itself.
CNN says MINNESOTA TO CALIFORNIA, Florida, Ohio, South Carolina, New York and many, many places in between.
The New York Times says FOR NEARLY 50 years, conservative Christians marched, strategized and prayed. And then, on an ordinary Friday morning in June, the day they had dreamed of finally came.
While the world talked about Roe v Wade, the US Supreme Court was quietly reshaping the landscape in other ways
ABC News says AFTER HALF A CENTURY, Americans’ constitutional right to get an abortion has been overturned by the Supreme Court.