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From left, U.S. Reps. Hank Johnson, Carolyn Bourdeaux and Jody Hice

Reactions from Gwinnett County’s three congressional representatives to the news that the U.S. Supreme Court had overturned the landmark Roe v. Wade decision ranged from calling it “damnable” to hailing it as a “great, great victory” on Friday.

The court’s 5-4 decision to overturn the 49-year-old Roe decision, which asserted that women had a right to get an abortion, was announced Friday morning, but had been anticipated for weeks after a draft version of the decision was leaked.

I'm a Crawford Long baby who grew up in Marietta and eventually wandered to the University of Southern Mississippi for college. Earned a BA in journalism (double minor in political science and history). Previously worked in Florida and Clayton County.

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