More than 1,000 march in Portland to protest abortion ruling

Portland Press Herald

The Maine Center for Economic Policy said the opinion will damage “the autonomy, health and economic stability of working people” and called on the state’s congressional delegation to work to codify abortion rights in federal legislation.

“Abortion bans disproportionately harm Black, Latino, Indigenous, and other people of color, because of this country’s legacy of racism and discrimination,” the nonpartisan research organization said in a statement. “Abortion bans strip us of our freedom to control our own body and are a product of the historic and systemic barriers to care that too many communities face every day.”

Click here to read the full story, first published June 24, 2022, in the Portland Press Herald.