Pelosi gives emotional response to Roe v. Wade decision, says 'slap in face,' earring falls off

Pelosi says the right to abortion is on the ballot in November after the "Trumpian Supreme Court" overturned Roe v. Wade

Updated: June 24, 2022 - 11:31am

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's earring fell out Friday morning while she was condemning the Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade decision minutes earlier. 

The earring fell out as she repeated shook her head in her remarks on Capitol Hill. The California Democrat continued with her remarks and took out the other earring.

Pelosi said the right to abortion is on the ballot in November. 

"It's a slap in the face to women about using their own judgement to make their own decisions about their reproductive freedom," she said, while also saying the Supreme Court is "criminalizing" abortion.

"It's all on the ballot in November," Pelosi said, describing the high court as the "Trumpian Supreme Court."

The California Democrat pledged that her party would continue to try codifying Roe v. Wade into law.

She also expressed concerns about her GOP colleagues in the House.

"In Congress, Republicans are plotting a nationwide abortion ban."