Lummis talks about her vote in Congress on the Women’s Health Protection Act

CHEYENNE, Wyoming (Wyoming News Now) — U.S. Senator from Wyoming, Cynthia Lummis, has made her stance on abortion clear.

She’s sponsoring pro-life legislation in Congress and now she’s talking about the Supreme Court leak.

Republican Senator Cynthia Lummis said Tuesday she supports the Supreme Court’s leaked draft decision indicating its intention to overturn Roe v. Wade.

Meanwhile, others like Senate Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer are calling the bill an “abomination.”

“If this abominable decision becomes law, women will lose their freedom in many ways. A giant step backward in the United States, where the expansion of freedom has always been our goal and our aspiration,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY).

Schumer says he is arranging a Senate vote on Wednesday in response to the draft. On a bill that would protect a woman’s right to abortion at the federal level.

The Women’s Health Protection Act would override state laws and create a national abortion policy, but its efforts are in danger of failing.

The bill will require a qualified majority to pass. That means he needs Republican support, which many GOP members like Senator Cynthia Lummis are unwilling to give.

“Well, I will vote against. This is not just a codification of Roe v Wade, it expands Roe v Wade dramatically and once again attempts to legislate at the federal level on issues that should be handled by the states,” said U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY).

A formal court decision is expected next month.

Wyoming has a trigger bill that would ban abortions in the state within 5 days of the overturning of Roe v. Wade.

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