It’s clear: We can’t rely on the courts to protect our reproductive freedoms. And given the gridlock in Washington, we can’t wait for the federal government to pass national abortion legislation. Our best short and long term line of defense is to build power in our state houses.
At this moment, abortion and voting rights are under attack in state houses across the country—and these attacks are connected. This is why state legislatures are more important than ever, and are an increasingly powerful venue to protect and expand voting and reproductive rights.