WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democratic Whip Katherine Clark (MA-5) released the following statement marking one year since the Supreme Court’s ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization:

“One year ago, MAGA extremists struck a devastating blow to the health, rights, and dignity of the American people. With its horrendous Dobbs decision, the Supreme Court discarded the Constitution, science, and common sense in favor of right-wing, anti-freedom ideology. Now, clinics are boarded up, doctors are afraid to do their jobs, and patients are suffering the consequences.” 

“The American people don’t want politicians in their bedrooms or doctor’s offices. They want Congress to restore our basic, long-established right to bodily autonomy. But instead of listening to their constituents, the House’s MAGA Majority wants to double down and ban abortion nationwide. They want to enshrine into federal law the lie that freedom is a privilege – that our bodies are not our own.

“House Democrats will not allow that kind of tyranny to reign over our country. We will not rest until abortion care is available in every state and every zip code.”

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