Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s desire to retain power supersedes all other considerations in the 82-year-old’s mind. She instantly pivoted to making the Supreme Court’s decision overturning Roe v Wade a political issue, or to be more specific, an election issue.
"Catholic" Nancy Pelosi is already sulking over LANDMARK Supreme Court decision OVERTURNING Roe v. Wade:
"There's no point in saying good morning because it certainly is not one." pic.twitter.com/aBpnvnMqTL
— Danny De Urbina (@dannydeurbina) June 24, 2022
Here is her statement:
“Today, the Republican-controlled Supreme Court has achieved the GOP’s dark and extreme goal of ripping away women’s right to make their own reproductive health decisions. Because of Donald Trump, Mitch McConnell, the Republican Party and their supermajority on the Supreme Court, American women today have less freedom than their mothers.
“With Roe now out of their way, radical Republicans are charging ahead with their crusade to criminalize health freedom. In the Congress, Republicans are plotting a nationwide abortion ban. In the states, Republicans want to arrest doctors for offering reproductive care and women for terminating a pregnancy. GOP extremists are even threatening to criminalize contraception, as well as in-vitro fertilization and post-miscarriage care.
“A woman’s fundamental health decisions are her own to make, in consultation with her doctor and her loved ones – not to be dictated by far-right politicians. While Republicans seek to punish and control women, Democrats will keep fighting ferociously to enshrine Roe v. Wade into law.
“This cruel ruling is outrageous and heart-wrenching. But make no mistake: the rights of women and all Americans are on the ballot this November.”