Michigan Governor Whitmer New York Times Op Ed

Governor Whitmer New York Times Op Ed

LANSING, MI (STL.News) Governor Gretchen Whitmer penned an op-ed in response to the draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade explaining why she isn’t waiting for Congress to act and urged fellow pro-choice governors, state representatives, private businesses, and citizens to do the same and take action today to protect access to abortions in their states.

Last month, the Governor filed a lawsuit and used her executive authority to ask the Michigan Supreme Court to immediately resolve whether Michigan’s Constitution protects the right to abortion.  In light of the recent news and amidst the ongoing, nationwide assault on abortion, Governor Whitmer’s fight to protect the constitutional right to an abortion is more critical than ever.

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