New York elected officials gathered at Planned Parenthood in Manhattan on Monday, Dec. 6, to call for reproductive justice as the Supreme Court decides the fate of abortion access in the country.
Abortion rights are on the chopping block as the Supreme Court scrutinizes Mississippi’s 15-week abortion ban and previously upholding Texas’ extremely restrictive, six-week abortion ban. Though New York has codified Roe v. Wade into state law with the Reproductive Health Act, representatives still gathered to advocate for women’s rights at the federal level.
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