President Joe Biden said he is considering the declaration of a public health emergency to provide federal support to those seeking abortions.
The comments follow a series of suggestions from Democrats to help fight back against the recent Supreme Court overturn of Roe v. Wade.
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“I don’t have the authority to say that we’re going to reinstate Roe v. Wade as the law of the land,” Biden said over the weekend from his Delaware beach home.
Instead, the president claimed his administration is doing a “lot of things to accommodate the rights of women.”
President Joe Biden said he has asked his team to explore the possibility of declaring a public health emergency to safeguard abortion rights after the US Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision https://t.co/EpoLu6fgES
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The news is one of several attempts by the left to take away from the impact of the Roe overturn. At least 13 states have trigger laws that will further limit abortion within 30 days of the decision, while others are considering additional laws.
The new move by Biden might sound good to some in his party, but pulling it off legally is another matter.