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Statement of Senator Jason Rapert regarding Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade

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June 24, 2022

Senate Information Office: 501-682-5954

Today Senator Jason Rapert released the following statement, in regard to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that overturned the Roe v. Wade decision:

"Today abortion ends in Arkansas except to save the life of a mother in a medical emergency. It was my honor and privilege to sponsor ACT 180 of 2019 the abortion trigger ban that was triggered upon the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Today, after the attorney general certified the decision as required by the law, at approximately 2:17pm abortion is now illegal in Arkansas. We have won a major victory in our effort to abolish abortion in our nation. This is a great day for our nation as future generations of Americans will be given a greater chance at realizing their own lives, liberties, and pursuits of happiness by being born in the greatest country the world has known.  We salute all those who stood for life spanning six different decades and are grateful that our Creator has answered the prayers of millions.” - Sen. Jason Rapert 



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