Now that President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are officially in office and essentially have both chambers of Congress to do their bidding, pro-abortion activists in America couldn’t possibly be more excited.
That’s because, according to The Blaze, Biden and Harris vowed to take the necessary actions to work with Congress on achieving pro-abortion activists’ number one goal, which would be to codify the landmark Roe v. Wade decision into federal law — a stark contrast from his predecessor’s take on the matter.
On Friday, those in favor of murdering unborn children celebrated the 48th anniversary of the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that would become one of the most controversial decisions in American history. Biden and Harris, in a joint statement on the anniversary, vowed to take the ruling to the next level.
“The Biden-Harris Administration is committed to codifying Roe v. Wade and appointing judges that respect foundational precedents like Roe,” the statement read.
The newly-installed leaders of the country also used the statement to attack the Trump administration and those who have fought to keep the SCOTUS ruling from becoming law all this time.
“In the past four years, reproductive health, including the right to choose, has been under relentless and extreme attack. We are deeply committed to making sure everyone has access to care – including reproductive health care – regardless of income, race, zip code, health insurance status, or immigration status,” the statement read.
During the Trump administration, a number of states took historic action in severely crippling or reducing altogether access to abortion in many cases. One of those initiatives was the “heartbeat bill,” which was passed by some nine states during the Trump administration, according to Allure.
While a number of other states that passed similar bills ultimately were able to shoot them down in the courts, codifying Roe v Wade at a federal level would only serve to severely hamper further efforts by the states to crack down on access to abortion and would be a massive win the for the pro-choice crowd.
As one of his last acts as president, Trump declared January 22 as “National Sanctity of Human Life Day,” in which he proclaimed that “every human life is a gift to the world.”