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Roys: Wisconsin Supreme Court should address reproductive freedom

MADISON — Last week, Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit in the Wisconsin Supreme Court asking for legal clarity on whether the Wisconsin State Constitution protects the fundamental right of individuals to access abortion care and the right for healthcare professionals to provide abortion care. 

Sen. Kelda Roys (D-Madison) issued the following statement in response:

“Abortion bans are potentially deadly, unnecessary obstacles to freedom for Wisconsinites. I am hopeful the Wisconsin Supreme Court will affirm the petitioner's request for clarity and recognize that Wisconsinites deserve to make our own decision regarding when and whether to become or remain pregnant. 

No one’s rights or freedom should be limited by where they live, or the whims of a judge, politician, or corporation.

“Until we have definitive constitutional protection for reproductive freedom, in every state and federally, everyone should get an advance prescription for medication abortion, to keep in our medicine cabinets before we need it. Every American can order it safely and affordably online from”

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