Washington state representative hopes ‘we see our state move in a similar direction’
Rep. Vicki Kraft
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Friday, 6-3, to overturn the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a constitutional right to abortions during the first two trimesters of pregnancy. The new ruling now gives individual state legislatures the ability to set their own abortion laws.
Following the ruling, Rep. Vicki Kraft, R-Vancouver, a strong pro-life advocate, issued this statement:
“I’m very pleased to see the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade and make the decision to protect the life of unborn babies. This is a decision that has been long overdue in our nation. I previously co-sponsored House Bill 2154 (2019-20) and House Bill 1679 (2021-22) to work to protect the life of babies inside their mother’s womb. As a result of the court ruling, I hope we see our state move in a similar direction.”
Information provided by Washington State House Republicans, houserepublicans.wa.gov.
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But we have a constitutional right not to wear masks and vaccine mandates are unconstitutional, right? Kiss those arguments good bye with this decision. The only civil rights we have now are those expressly enunciated in the Constitution–vote for idiots, say dumb stuff, practice religion, and buy guns. Whoopdee freakin do. Vicki is not smart enough to realize that though.
no you aren’t
Roe protected women, not babies. Sad day for women in America.
Yet another example of just how out of touch our elected representatives are. The concept of “representing my constituents” has, likely, been lost forever. It is now all about what the elected official wants… not what the people want who elected that official.
What makes you think she is not representing her constituents? Because she does not agree with your view? Do you honestly think most people are ok with killing babies? Sure, you hear all the time from the outspoken people about their pro choice views. Do you think that represents everyone? Its kind of like the transgender group. You would think from the news that this group represents a majority of the US. Yet, you could probably fit every person who identifies as transgender in one college football stadium