July 8, 2022
D.C. News
  • President Joe Biden will sign an executive order today that aims to shore up abortion rights. The order specifically protects access to medication abortion and emergency contraception, bolster patient privacy and legal options, and directs Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra to increase public outreach for reproductive health services. The move comes as Biden faces growing criticism from Democrats for not responding more urgently to the fall of Roe v. Wade. (Articles here, here, here, here, here, here, and here)