A draft ruling shows the Supreme Court is set to overturn the constitutional right to abortion in June. This decision is horrific, heartbreaking, and dangerous.
And on May 11, the Senate had the chance to codify our right to abortion into federal law through the Women’s Health Protection Act, and they failed to get it done. But our fight is not over.
The Senate can still pass the Women’s Health Protection Act. Whether it means re-introducing this legislation or abolishing the filibuster, It’s crucial our senators stay in the fight to protect our bodily autonomy.
We deserve a future where we make the decisions for our bodies and have access to safe reproductive care — no matter what our ZIP code is.
Congress can’t sit on the sidelines of the fight for abortion any longer. It’s time they fight against these Republican-led anti-choice laws that are jeopardizing the health and freedom of their constituents. Our lawmakers must act now to codify Roe v. Wade into law now through the Women’s Health Protection Act.
The Women’s Health Protection Act protects Americans’ health and rights by:
And if the filibuster needs to be abolished to get the WHPA through the Senate, then we should do that, too.
The fight for reproductive justice is a fight for health care, gender, and racial justice. Those who will be most impacted by this decision are Black and Indigenous people of color, women, trans and gender non-conforming folks, low-income, and young people.
Call your senators at 202-899-8007 and urge them to codify Roe v. Wade into law through the WHPA so the right to abortion care is available to anyone in our country, wherever they live.
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