Vice President Kamala Harris drew criticism for her reaction to the overturning of Roe v. Wade. During an interview with CNN’s Dana Bash on Monday, Harris gave weight to her opinion on the ruling because she is a “woman.”
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said most Americans do not agree with the Democrat Party’s abortion platform. In an interview Monday, the California lawmaker weighed in on the left’s outrage at the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
In face of Roe v. Wade getting overturned in a historic Supreme Court decision Friday, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1666 into law to protect abortion providers. He’s expected to sign several other similar measures to codify abortion.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has called on the Biden administration to provide abortions on federal lands in the states that may outlaw that practice. In an interview Sunday, the Democrat said this administration should send money and volunteers to establish abortion services in pro-life states.
According to Rep. Mary Miller (R-Ill.), credit for the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade should go to 45th President Donald Trump. During an interview on Saturday, Miller said it was wonderful to wake up in a post-Roe America.
Trigger laws took effect in several states quickly after the Roe reversal. Republican-run states across the nation moved quickly to ban abortions following the Supreme Courts ruling.
The Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of Dobbs v. Jackson, officially overturning the half century precedent Roe v. Wade. That vote came down Friday morning In a six-to-three decision.
It appears a Washington Post writer unintentionally sent out a pro-life message in her latest feature story. The article, published Monday, featured the story of a young Texas woman named Brooke who, under the state’s Heartbeat Act, could not get an abortion as her pregnancy had already exceeded six weeks.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul (D) signed a bill expanding abortion access in the Empire State. She approved six bills to make her state a “safe haven” for the procedure in case the Supreme Court rules Roe v. Wade to be unconstitutional.