Hillary Clinton and many others called out the Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe V. Wade, leaving legislation on abortion rights to state governments. The former First Lady tweeted out a statement, warning that the Supreme Court decision is a massive step in the wrong direction for women’s rights. See her response and many others here.
Most Americans believe the decision to have a child is one of the most sacred decisions there is, and that such decisions should remain between patients and their doctors.
Today’s Supreme Court opinion will live in infamy as a step backward for women's rights and human rights.
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) June 24, 2022
Clinton tweeted that choices about whether an abortion is the right choice for any woman is up to the individual and should be kept between just doctors and patients. “Today’s Supreme Court opinion will live in infamy as a step backward for women’s rights and human rights,” she said.
The former Secretary of State also shared a link where people could donate to her Onward Together organization.
Today, the Republican-controlled Supreme Court has achieved the GOP’s dark and extreme goal of ripping away women’s right to make their own reproductive health decisions.
— Nancy Pelosi (@SpeakerPelosi) June 24, 2022
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also said that overturning the landmark SCOTUS opinion and taking away the right to safe and legal abortions has long been a plan for Republicans. She warned that GOP members of Congress were working to ban abortion across the United States. “With Roe now out of their way, radical Republicans are charging ahead with their crusade to criminalize health freedom. In the Congress, Republicans are plotting a nationwide abortion ban, via Hollywood Life.
In the states, Republicans want to arrest doctors for offering reproductive care and women for terminating a pregnancy. GOP extremists are even threatening to criminalize contraception, as well as in-vitro fertilization and post-miscarriage care,” she said partially in a statement.
Today, the Supreme Court not only reversed nearly 50 years of precedent, it relegated the most intensely personal decision someone can make to the whims of politicians and ideologues—attacking the essential freedoms of millions of Americans.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 24, 2022
since y’all care about kids so fucking much, then do something about the abuse rates. do something about school shootings. do something about the SICK AND TWISTED foster care system
— shantaria⁷✘ 🌱 (@NEEDYJOON) June 24, 2022
Today's decision reaffirmed that states can't put in place laws that unduly burden a woman's right to make her own health care decisions—but the fight isn't over. As President, I'll codify Roe v. Wade and protect a woman’s constitutional right to choose. https://t.co/qFrH8hFst8
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) June 29, 2020