Justice Ginsburg, the lone woman remaining on the Court, powerfully notes in dissent that today’s ruling is ‘alarming’ and ‘cannot be understood as anything other than an effort to chip away at a right declared again and again by this Court.' We could not agree more.
It is a sad day for all Americans who believe that the Constitution should protect an individual’s right to make personal decisions without intrusion from government. This decision is a stark reminder of the importance of having judges and justices who will respect and protect our fundamental freedoms."
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