For Immediate Release:
Dan Kovats, Executive Director, (773) 351-7818 /
Friday June 24, 2022

Statement regarding overturning of Roe v. Wade

Springfield, IL – With the news that activist Supreme Court Justices have overturned legal precedent, Illinois Democratic County Chairs’ Association (IDCCA) President Kristina Zahorik released the following statement:

“Today is a sad day for our country. Conservative and religious extremists have been plotting for years to strip away women’s healthcare rights and bodily autonomy. They played dirty by blocking then President Obama’s Supreme Court choice and packed the court. The extremists have put the health of millions of women and their families at risk and put other issues of privacy into question. Thankfully, Illinois continues to be a beacon of hope because our Democratic leadership passed common sense legislation protecting women’s rights. But, having piecemeal legislation across this country, on issues of bodily anatomy does not make us a great nation. The IDCCA will continue the fight at the ballot box.”