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Reproductive Rights - 
A Woman's Right to Choose

  • The Supreme Court makes a landmark decision in the case of Roe V. Wade on January 22, 1973, legalizing Abortion across the United States.
  • The Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade, on  June 24, 2022 holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.
  • Each state is now free to pass laws restriction abortions.
  • Florida passes a new law banning abortions after 6 weeks.

The Impact of the New Law

  • Mothers, sisters, daughters, and grand-daughters, and wives will be a increased risk of dying from a risky pregnancy

  • Doctors will be reluctant to give needed medical treatment for miscarriages or other pregnancy related medical conditions.

  • Women may go to jail for seeking an abortion

  • Doctors may go to jail for aiding a pregnant woman

What Can We Do?

  • Spread the word about the consequences of this law on all people of Florida

  • Write, call and email your elected officials. You can find out who your elected officials are and how to contact them on our Resources page.

  • Join the South Shore Democratic Club!

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Deborah Dorbert is a Florida resident who was forced to carry her pregnancy to term and deliver after discovering the fetus was diagnosed with a lethal condition. Florida's abortion ban includes an exception for fatal fetal abnormalities, but her doctors told her they could not act, according to Washington Post reporting. Dorbert and her husband Lee along with their doctor, Dr. David Berger, join Morning Joe to discuss.

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