Chairwoman Maloney, Congressional Leaders To Join Texas Advocates At Press Conference on What’s at Stake for Abortion Rights and Access

Sep 29, 2021
Press Release

Washington, D.C. (September 29, 2021)—On Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. ET, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney, the Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform, will hold a press conference with Rep. Brenda Lawrence, Committee Member and Co-Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus; Rep. Ayanna Pressley, Committee Member and Chair of the Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force; Rep. Jackie Speier, Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform and Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus; Rep. Veronica Escobar, Vice Chair of the Democratic Women’s Caucus; Rep. Lizzie Fletcher, and Texas-based advocates to address what’s at stake for abortion rights and access in the United States. 

 

The press conference will follow the Committee’s 10 a.m. hearing addressing the threat posed by abortion bans and other extreme anti-choice policies being pursued by Texas and other states, and the current Supreme Court’s hostility to reproductive rights.

 

WHAT:  

 

Chairwoman Maloney to hold a press conference on what’s at stake for abortion rights and access

WHEN:

Thursday, September 30, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. ET

WHERE:

House Triangle, East Front of the Capitol

WHO:    

 

Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney

Chairwoman of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

 

Rep. Brenda Lawrence

Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Rep. Jackie Speier

Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Co-Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Rep. Ayanna Pressley

Member of the Committee on Oversight and Reform

Chair, Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus’s Abortion Rights and Access Task Force

 

Rep. Veronica Escobar

Vice Chair, Democratic Women’s Caucus

 

Rep. Lizzie Fletcher

Member of Congress, Seventh District of Texas

 

Ms. Nancy Cárdenas Peña

Texas Director of Policy and Advocacy, National Latina Institute for Reproductive Justice

 

Ms. Doris Dixon

Director of Patient Access, Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast

 

Ms. Veronika Granado

Advocacy Fellow, Jane’s Due Process

Issues: 
117th Congress