Committed to Protecting Every Human Life

WASHINGTON – House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) released the following statement today to mark the 41st anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Roe v. Wade.

“As the mom of a son, Cole, who was born with Down syndrome, I remain more committed than ever to protecting every human life. Cole has only reinforced my belief in the boundless potential of every individual. He – and those I’ve met in the bipartisan disability community – has bolstered my commitment to ensure that everyone is able to reach their full potential, no matter the challenges they face. And, as I was just reminded with the recent birth of our daughter, Brynn Catherine, there is no greater miracle than bringing a new life into this world. Life is gift from God, and it’s a gift that deserves to be fiercely protected.”