HARRISBURG, PA — State Rep. Melissa Shusterman issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade case:
“Quite frankly, I’m disgusted. Overturning Roe v. Wade will result in millions of women losing the ability to make their own extremely personal and private health care decisions.
“Unfortunately, I have colleagues that will immediately begin working to make abortion illegal in Pennsylvania. This decision will result in an increase in maternal mortality rates. It isn’t a pro-life decision; it’s an anti-choice decision.
“Roe protected the freedom for women and their families to make their own health care decisions. I will always support the freedom for women to make decisions for their own body.”
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