East Bay Rep. ‘Fired Up’ After Roe Draft Leak


Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) said Tuesday on Twitter that the reversal of women’s reproductive rights that have stood nearly a half century has left him “fired up” to fight the ruling and that he’s “Not letting it go.”

The leaked draft, first reported by Politico, is described by the outlet as “a full-throated, unflinching repudiation of the 1973 decision which guaranteed federal constitutional protections of abortion rights and a subsequent 1992 decision — Planned Parenthood v. Casey — that largely maintained the right.”

Alito wrote, “Roe was egregiously wrong from the start.”

The court’s ruling isn’t expected until June or July, and the precise wording could change, Politico reports.

A vote to overturn Roe would send abortion access back to the states to decide. At least 26 are certain or likely to ban abortion, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a reproductive rights…

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