President Jackson, Senate Majority Leaders Vitelli and Daughtry react to Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade
AUGUSTA – This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, officially overturning the abortion rights affirmed in the case of Roe v. Wade. The ruling comes a month after a draft opinion purportedly supported by a majority of the justices on the court was leaked to […]
AUGUSTA – Today, Senate President Troy Jackson, D-Allagash, Senate Majority Leader Eloise Vitelli, D-Arrowsic, and Assistant Senate Majority Leader Mattie Daughtry, D-Brunswick, released the following statements regarding a leaked draft of a U.S. Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade: President Jackson: “I find myself struggling to find the right words in response […]
Right now, the United States is grappling with an unprecedented public health crisis that has left more than 200,000 Americans dead, left thousands with preexisting conditions and possible future health complications, left our economy struggling and left millions without jobs. The stakes couldn’t be higher. It’s why the ongoing effort to take health care away from millions of Americans and thousands of Mainers is so unbelievably cruel.