Stacey Abrams receives endorsement from Black-women led PAC

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Wednesday morning, Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams received an endorsement from Higher Heights for America. Higher Heights is the only political action committee exclusively dedicated to electing more progressive Black women at the federal and statewide levels. Abrams hosted an intimate conversation over brunch at Nouveau, a Black-owned restaurant in Jonesboro, which focused on voting rights, health rights, reproductive care and the economy and how each issue is centered around Black women. During an exclusive interview after the brunch, Abrams explained her position following the leak of United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s drafted opinion that signaled the striking down of Roe vs. Wade is imminent. Abrams said communities would only experience equitable healthcare based on their geography.“What that means is that if you live in the state of Georgia, you have to travel at least 250 miles to access a medical service,” Abrams said. “But more than that, it is a commentary on your quality of life. access to abortion, access to reproductive justice, is about our dignity, our welfare, our health, and our autonomy. And so I am not only going to fight against this decision, I’m going to fight for the women of Georgia who deserve the...