WINDY CITY TIMES
|On 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Mayor Brandon Johnson reaffirms commitment to reproductive rights
--From a press release
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CHICAGO — Today marks the 51st anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which preserved the constitutional right to choose. Chicago has a long history of advocating for women's rights and is considered the birthplace of the reproductive justice movement.
My administration remains steadfast in its support for policies that ensure access to affordable and quality healthcare services, including reproductive health services.
As mayor, I reaffirm our commitment to protecting the reproductive rights of all residents in our great city. I also want to thank the ongoing efforts of local women, allies, organizations, healthcare providers and advocates who work tirelessly to advance reproductive rights and contribute to the well-being of our communities.
We must continue to advocate for policies that protect reproductive rights, support comprehensive sex education, and ensure affordable and accessible healthcare for all. Together, we can resist attempts to roll back the progress we have made, ensuring Chicago remains a sanctuary for choice.
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