Statement by Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito Re: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.

“This Texas law served one purpose: to restrict women’s access to important health services and to try and shut down clinics. Thousands of women who rely on these clinics would have been left with either limited or no place to turn. This is a significant victory for women who for too long have seen their bodies used for petty political games. No matter where you live, all women deserve access to critical health services and I am happy the Supreme Court struck it down.”

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