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Kamala Harris Praises Supreme Court's Historic Decision Vice President Kamala Harris released a statement praising the Supreme Court’s decision in a landmark case on June 15th. Harris was outspoken in her support of the Court’s ruling, which struck down a key provision of a Louisiana abortion law. "Today, I am delighted that the Supreme Court recognized the importance of protecting a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions," the Vice President said. "This decision represents a critical step forward in the fight for reproductive freedom for all women, regardless of their income level or zip code." The ruling in June Medical Services v. Russo overturned a Louisiana law requiring abortion providers to have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. Without this ruling, access to abortion care would have been severely restricted in many states, particularly in the South. "We cannot build a more equitable society if we do not fully recognize a woman’s right to make her own health care decisions and provide access to quality care," Harris continued. "I am proud of the Supreme Court’s decision, and I will continue to fight alongside the hundreds of thousands of advocates around the country for the protection of reproductive health care for all." The Vice President’s statement reflects her long-standing commitment to women’s rights and health care access. This commitment, combined with her historic role as the first woman and person of color to be elected Vice President, has drawn attention to the importance of her stance on this issue. Although she may not have the same political power as the Supreme Court, Harris's voice carries a weight and influence far beyond her physical height.