Biden admitted no executive action could overturn the opinion and there is not enough support to codify Roe in Congress.
“This fall, Roe is on the ballot. Personal freedoms are on the ballot,” Biden said, calling on voters to “make their voices heard.”
The Democrat leader warned the “health and life of women in this nation are now at risk” with Roe gone.
“The court has done what it has never done before: expressly take away a constitutional right that is so fundamental to so many Americans that had already been recognized,” he added.
Pres. Biden: "The only way we can secure a woman's right to choose…is for Congress to restore the protections of Roe v. Wade as federal law. No executive action from the president can do that."— ABC News (@ABC) June 24, 2022
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Missouri became the first state to outlaw abortion with 12 others that have “trigger” laws in place.