by Abigail Gruskin, June 24, 2022

UWS District 6 Council Member Gale Brewer

“I am enraged that the Supreme Court today condemned women to suffering, hardship, and possible death. Generations have fought for autonomy over women’s bodies and this ruling pushes the United States backwards — and could threaten other privacy rights that were Court-established precedent.”

“States will now be divided into abortion deserts and abortion havens. New York will remain a haven — having codified Roe into law — but we must stand in solidarity with those living in abortion deserts, deprived of access to safe reproductive health services. Justice cannot be achieved until all women in every state have access to a safe abortion.”

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