During the start of Supreme Court oral arguments Wednesday, three women visiting the high court stood up and voiced opposition to the summer decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
The public is once again allowed to attend oral argument periods following the high court’s nearly two-year closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The women were seated near the back of the courtroom when one of them stood up, saying, “I respectfully rise to denounce Dobbs,” the June 24 ruling allowing states to make laws severely limiting or restricting abortion.
“Women, vote!” the first woman said before she was escorted away by courtroom security.
A second woman stood up and said, “Our right to choose will not be taken away. Women, vote for your right to choose.”
Then, a third woman rose, saying, “We will restore our right to choose. Women of America, vote!” Read more…