Mayor Scott's Statement on Draft Supreme Court Opinion

Crest of the City of Baltimore

Brandon M. Scott
Baltimore City
250 City Hall - Baltimore Maryland 21202
(410) 396-3835 - Fax: (410) 576-9425


Monica Lewis
(410) 387-8378

BALTIMORE, MD. (Monday, May 2, 2022) — Mayor Brandon M. Scott released the following statement in response to the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion to strike down the Roe v. Wade ruling:

"The apparent decision to strike down a woman’s right to make her own choices about her own body is horrific.

This is especially alarming given that Black women across the country, who already face disparate health challenges and barriers to care, stand to be harmed the most by this appalling decision.

I am not going to stand by and watch this atrocity take place. I am ready to stand up and protect what is a fundamental human right. Congress must act now by codifying Roe v. Wade."

Mayor Brandon M. Scott

Related Stories

Mayor Scott Announces Fourth Round of ARPA Funds for Nonprofits

Mayor Brandon M. Scott announced the fourth round of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) grant awards from the Mayor's Office of Recovery Programs (MORP) to nonprofit organizations focused on community development, including affordable housing, youth services, small business support, and arts and culture.


Mayor Scott's Response to Protest Regarding Conduit System

Mayor Brandon M. Scott released a statement in response to a protest received for today's Board of Estimates Meeting.


Scott Administration Releases Study Addressing Utilization of Minority- and Women-Owned Businesses

The Scott Administration shared findings from a comprehensive study of work overseen by the Baltimore City Minority and Women's Business Opportunity Office (MWBOO).