With Health Care and Reproductive Rights at Stake, Senator Murray Launches Story Drive to Help Washingtonians Speak Out Against Republicans’ Rushed SCOTUS Nomination

(Washington, D.C.) –Today, U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), ranking member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, launched a new website to gather and lift up stories from Washingtonians about what is at stake for them if Republicans rush through the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett and put another anti-health care and anti-reproductive rights Justice on the Supreme Court.

Democrats are going to do all we can to fulfill Justice Ginsburg’s last wish, and make sure people are heard as they reject Republican efforts to ignore the pandemic and jam the Supreme Court with another far-right Justice who would gut health care and take away access to safe, legal abortion in our country.

Women, men, and patients across the country are standing up, and speaking out to share powerful personal stories about what is at stake for their health care and rights, their families, and their futures—and I’m fighting to make sure the people speaking out in Washington state have a megaphone, so President Trump and his party have no choice but to stop and listen,” said Senator Murray.

With the launch of her new website, Senator Murray urged constituents to join in Democrats’ fight against President Trump’s far-right nominee Amy Coney Barrett, whose troubling record and past writings confirm that she is committed to gutting health care through the courts and ending the right to safe, legal abortion in the United States. Senator Murray’s website will help gather Washingtonians’ stories about living with a pre-existing condition, how the Affordable Care Act impacted them, and the importance of protecting the right to safe, legal abortion and women’s reproductive rights.

Washingtonians can share what is at stake for them in the SCOTUS fight HERE.