Sen. Annette Cleveland released the following statement after comments today by several U.S. Supreme Court justices suggested a willingness to overturn the nation’s landmark Roe v Wade ruling. The court’s eventual ruling on Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization is not expected until June 2022 but could determine whether abortion remains legal under federal law. “As a woman and as a lifelong advocate for reproductive choice, I am appalled to hear justices indicate an openness to reversing longstanding federal laws that protect a person’s right to choose. “As a Washingtonian, however, I am reassured by the knowledge that we have adopted laws at the state level that proactively and explicitly protect reproductive rights and the right to an abortion even if recent ...Read More
About Sen. Annette Cleveland
Access to housing, a quality education, affordable health care and family-wage jobs helps build strong, healthy communities. Annette views these pillars as her top priorities, and believes they are best addressed through a balanced approach that starts with education and follows through with good jobs, not just for those in the 49th District but in communities across the state.
Read Annette’s full biography here.