2017-01-25 / Political Page

Maloney Weighs In On 44th Anniversary Of Roe v. Wade

On the 44th anniversary of the decision in the landmark Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade, establishing a woman’s legal right to abortion, Congress Member Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), a tireless advocate for women’s rights and reproductive choice, released the following statement:

“The alarmingly frequent attempts in recent years to curtail a woman’s constitutionally protected right to obtain an abortion and restrict access to comprehensive reproductive care are abhorrent. These actions, coupled with the vindictive and outrageous crusade to defund Planned Parenthood, a critical provider of comprehensive health care for millions of patients each year, have placed women’s health unnecessarily and disproportionately at risk.

“On this anniversary, I remain committed to protecting every woman’s right to make her own decisions about her body and her family and ensuring access to healthcare.”

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