Protests continue for 3rd day in Milwaukee after Roe V. Wade decision
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Demonstrators gathered outside of Planned Parenthood Sunday, June 26, calling for the abolition of the Supreme Court, the 3rd day of protesting in the city after the court's decision to overturn Roe V. Wade.
"Anything that is not explicitly enumerated in the Constitution as of now is up for grabs," said Protect Our Rights Milwaukee founder Jennifer Clark.
She said the bigger picture is what else they will go after.
"This is about losing our right to gay marriage, this is about losing our right to interracial marriage, this is about our right to have access to contraception, none of that is enumerated in the Constitution and the Supreme Court has just shown us that they don't care and they can take that from us," said Clark.
Something that is a real concern, with one U.S. Senator even calling for the overturn of Brown v. Board of Education in a tweet.
One protestor, LuAnn Bird, said she's old enough to remember when women died or faced serious injury getting an abortion before Roe v. Wade.
"My heart sank on Friday, I knew it was coming but I didn't know how bad I would feel, mad, angry, hurt, and now we just have to take action," said Bird.
Clark said now they're hoping to get this message about freedom to more people in the Milwaukee area.
"Everywhere that is maybe a little bit more red or purple because it's important that people understand that we need to fight back, we need to vote for change," said Clark.
She said in the coming days and weeks they're hoping to focus more on those red and purple areas in Milwaukee county.