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Trailrider1951's Journal
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May 13, 2022

An email from my Congressional Representative

Protecting Women's Reproductive Rights
Dear Friend,

As you may know, Roe v. Wade has protected women's access to safe abortion care for decades. Last week it was reported that Supreme Court justices are circulating a draft opinion that would overrule 50 years of precedent by rolling back Roe. If this draft opinion is true and is issued, it would be a massive step backward.

As one of the few doctors in Congress, and just one of two women doctors in Congress, I know that health care decisions should be made between a woman and her doctor. Government has no role in making personal medical decisions. I voted for the Women's Health Protection Act that will make Roe v. Wade the law of the land. That bill passed in the House, but was voted down this week in the Senate.

I want to be clear that the Supreme Court decision is not yet final. Women can still access reproductive health care services and you can bet that I will keep doing everything I can to protect women’s access to safe abortion no matter where they live.

The decision of when and whether to become pregnant is one that impacts every element of a woman’s life and the freedom to chart the course of her life. She should have the right to make that decision herself, in consultation with her doctor.

I understand that people have very strong feelings about the issue of abortion, and I know we may not agree on every issue. My job is to listen to your concerns and do my best to serve every person in this district. I look forward to hearing from you

Kim Schrier, M.D.
Member of Congress

This email also contained a link to a poll to determine how her constituents feel about the subject. At least some of our representatives realize that they work for WE THE PEOPLE.

May 12, 2022

Artist Recreates Picasso's Guernica on Destroyed Kyiv Bridge

Roberto Marquez of Mexico is bringing new life to a destroyed bridge in Kyiv by painting a replica of Picasso’s Guernica on it.

Even through a devastating war, art lives and speaks to us.

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