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Strom Peterson: 'We must all stand up for the progress we have made'

Rep. Larsen urges protection act for women after leaked Supreme Court draft on Roe v. Wade


Last updated 5/6/2022 at 1:21pm

Associated Press

Crowds gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court early Tuesday morning, May 3, after a leaked document suggested the court will overturn Roe v. Wade this summer. Police have installed fences as a precaution.


Rep. Strom Peterson on Tuesday released the following statement after the leak Monday of a Supreme Court draft that calls for overturning Roe v. Wade.

"While it looks like the conservative majority on the Supreme Court is ready and willing to erase decades of precedent and endanger the health of women across the country, I am proud to stand with my colleagues in the state Legislature and the voters of Washington to protect a woman’s access to the health care she deserves," said Peterson, a Democrat and Edmonds resident.

He represents a portion of Edmonds in the 21st Legisla...

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