One yr in the past as we speak, the Supreme Court docket took away a constitutional proper from the American folks, denying girls throughout the nation the best to decide on. Overturning Roe v. Wade, which had been the legislation of the land for almost half a century, has already had devastating penalties.
States have imposed excessive and harmful abortion bans that put the well being and lives of ladies in jeopardy, drive girls to journey a whole lot of miles for care, and threaten to criminalize docs for offering the well being care that their sufferers want and that they’re educated to offer.
But, state bans are only the start. Congressional Republicans need to ban abortion nationwide, however transcend that, by taking FDA-approved medicine for terminating a being pregnant, off the market, and make it tougher to acquire contraception. Their agenda is excessive, harmful, and out-of-step with the overwhelming majority of People.
My Administration will proceed to guard entry to reproductive well being care and name on Congress to revive the protections of Roe v. Wade in federal legislation as soon as and for all.