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Is our state next?

 

November 2, 2022



I’d like to think here in Washington, women will always make reproductive healthcare decisions with their doctors’ guidance. But as quickly as U.S. Supreme Court justices overturned settled law, our own legislators could overturn women’s rights in our state.

Indeed, some are working to overturn the Roe decision nationwide. Legislators with no medical expertise are trying to dictate women’s reproductive health care.

We’ve seen what happened in states that lost access to abortion. A pregnant 10-year-old Ohio girl had to travel to Indiana rather than bear a rapist’s child. No woma...



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