U.S. Rep. Gwen Moore
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US Rep. Moore Hails Whole Woman’s Health SCOTUS Ruling

"This case is certain to have a significant and positive impact on women throughout the country and I applaud the Court for standing on the side of women."

By - Jun 27th, 2016 04:37 pm

In response to the Supreme Court of the United States’ ruling on Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt, Congresswoman Gwen Moore (WI-04) released the following statement:
“I am thrilled by today’s Supreme Court ruling in Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. This case is certain to have a significant and positive impact on women throughout the country and I applaud the Court for standing on the side of women. Laws like Texas’ H. B. 2, a measure which made access to abortion care nearly impossible for many women, are simply ideological attempts to take away a woman’s right to make choices about her own body and future.

“Without a doubt, this case will affect other states attempting to pass, or that have already passed, Targeted Regulation of Abortion Provider laws (commonly known as ‘TRAP laws’). As we saw with 2013 Wisconsin Act 37, requiring doctors to have admitting privileges to a nearby hospital and subjecting women to intrusive and medically unnecessary transvaginal ultrasounds, Wisconsin has not been immune to its share of TRAP laws. In the last year alone, Governor Scott Walker signed two different bills with the goal to defund our state’s Planned Parenthood centers. These health clinics are vital to the well-being of our communities, with many low-income families depending on their life-saving services.

“I have long been an opponent of attempts to restrict a woman’s right to a safe and legal abortion. I commend the Supreme Court for reversing the decision of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, but our fight is far from over. As we celebrate this judicial victory, we must remain committed to defending our country against further efforts to undermine a woman’s autonomy over her body.”

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