Supreme Court docket confirms that the draft opinion is genuine

A reversal of Roe v. Wade would go away abortion coverage as much as particular person states and would seemingly produce a patchwork system the place the process would stay largely accessible in Democratic-led states, whereas Republican-led states would go excessive limits or outright bans on it.

This is how some governors reacted to Politico publishing what it known as a draft of a majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito that might strike down Roe v. Wade.

Republican Gov. Kristi Noem, North Dakota:

Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee, Washington:

Republican Gov. Chris Sununu, New Hampshire:

“As a pro-choice governor, I’m dedicated to upholding Roe v. Wade, which is why I’m pleased with the bipartisan invoice headed to my desk this 12 months that expands entry. As long as I’m governor, these well being care providers for girls will stay secure and authorized.”

Democratic Gov. Tim Walz, Minnesota:

Republican Gov. Kay Ivey, Alabama:

Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul, New York:

“I’m horrified by the obvious draft Supreme Court docket opinion leaked this night that might overturn the proper to abortion assured by Roe v. Wade. For the sake of ladies throughout the nation, this shouldn’t be the Supreme Court docket’s remaining opinion on the subject of abortion rights.”

“We’ve got been preventing this battle for too lengthy. I refuse to go backwards. I refuse to let my new granddaughter must combat for the rights generations have fought for and gained, rights that she must be assured.”

“For anybody who wants entry to care, our state will welcome you with open arms. New York will at all times be a spot the place abortion rights are protected and the place abortion is secure and accessible. Simply because the Statue of Liberty lifts her lamp tall in our harbor, New York won’t ever cease preventing for what’s proper — unafraid and undeterred.”

Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Arkansas:

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