Dozens gathered at Conwell Park in Casper on Saturday to stand up for women's rights, reproductive rights, and bodily autonomy in light of the recent discussions of the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
On Saturday, May 14, 2022, a nationwide protest is being planned to tell the supreme court that they have no say over what women do with their bodies. Casper will host its own rally and march, beginning at 1 p.m. at Veteran's Park.
A draft opinion circulated among Supreme Court justices suggests that earlier this year a majority of them had thrown support behind overturning the 1973 case Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion nationwide.
With a monumental Supreme Court decision on the horizon regarding abortion laws, including the potential of overturning the famous Roe v. Wade ruling, Wyoming's leaders have offered their support of a pro-life decision from the Supreme Court.
Governor Gordon announced that Wyoming has joined Texas and 23 other states in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the decision to regulate elective abortions should be left to individual states.