Pelosi Statement on Supreme Court's Decision on Late-Term Abortions

April 18, 2007
Press Release

Washington, D.C.--Speaker Nancy Pelosi released the following statement this afternoon following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the ban on late-term birth abortions:

'I am disappointed.  Criminalizing doctors for performing medically necessary procedures to save a woman's life or protect her health is wrong.  The Court's decision is a significant step backwards.