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Roe v. Wade / Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization : SCOTUS Decision and the Federal Response: Congress

Compilation of select federal responses to the SCOTUS decision overturning Roe v. Wade
Congressional Leaders

Pelosi Statement on Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade (6/24/22)

Hoyer Statement on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade (6/24/22)

House Democrats: Chairman Jeffries Statement on the Extreme Supreme Court Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade (6/24/22)

The House GOP Leadership’s Statement on the Dobbs Decision (6/24/22)

Schumer Statement on SCOTUS Overturning Roe and Republicans’ Complicity in this Dangerous Decision to End Abortion Rights (6/24/22)

McConnell: "The Supreme Court’s Landmark Ruling Is Courageous and Correct" (6/24/22)

Leader Jeffries Statement on the 50th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade (1/22/23)

Majority Leader Scalise: The Fight For Life Continues (1/20/23)

Speaker McCarthy Statement on Passage of Pro-Life Legislation (1/11/23)


Additional House/Senate Responses

Democratic Women’s Caucus Statement on SCOTUS Decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization (6/24/22)

Congressional Progressive Caucus Chair Rep. Jayapal on Supreme Court Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade (6/24/22)

Pro-Choice Caucus statement on Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade (6/24/22)

Warren Announces Two Key Data Brokers’ Commitment to Permanently Stop Selling Location Data of People Seeking Abortion Services (7/7/22)

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher and Congressman Lloyd Doggett Lead Effort To Protect Access to Abortion and Declare Public Health Emergency (7/13/22; direct to letter with 83 signatures)

Warren, Booker, Padilla Lead Senate Democrats Urging the Biden Administration to Declare a National and Public Health Emergency on Reproductive Rights (7/14/22; direct to letter with 18 signatures)