Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois

Rush Statement on Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Jan 22, 2016
Press Release

CHICAGO — U.S. Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.) released the following statement marking the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision today:

“The Supreme Court ruled in favor of a woman’s right to choose and make her own reproductive health decisions on January 22, 1973. The Court’s decision to back women’s constitutional right remains the correct choice as it leaves the power in the hands to which it belongs.”