The Supreme Court said today that our government has the power to take away the most fundamental rights of bodily autonomy for millions of women. The vast majority of Americans find this position reprehensible, yet an unelected body of extremist judges has made it so.
It’s beyond enraging. As is the fact that given this chance, Republicans will stop at nothing to ban abortions here in Minnesota and across the country. The court’s decision does not change the fact that Minnesota’s constitution protects abortion rights under Doe v. Gomez, but we’ve seen today that court cases aren’t set in stone. You can read more about what today’s news means for Minnesota specifically here.
Following today's news, I joined my colleagues to lift up the voices of dynamic legislators and advocates that are fighting back. You can watch Rep. Athena Hollins’ comments below.