Resident Joe Biden, a self-professed Catholic, has stated he is looking at signing executive orders to ensure women can still kill their unborn babies if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade.
During a Wednesday night interview on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Biden said he is exploring potential executive actions which would ensure pregnant women are able to abort their unborn babies even if the federal “right to abortion” is overturned.
The Supreme Court is expected to hand down a decision any day in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which concerns Mississippi’s ban on abortion after 15 weeks gestation. Following the unprecedented leak of a draft majority opinion in the case, many anticipate the Court will rule in favor of Mississippi’s right to limit abortion by fully overturning both Roe v. Wade (1973) and Planned Parenthood v. Casey (1992) which upheld Roe.
Politico noted that while the president can do little to stop pro-life states from enacting legislation to limit or outlaw abortion, the Biden administration could choose from a range of options to make abortions easier to obtain.
The outlet cited lawmakers and “abortion-rights groups” in noting that potential executive actions could include “making it easier to obtain abortion medication, protecting patient privacy and making sure more people can afford and access contraception.”
Earlier this week, pro-abortion senators wrote a letter to Biden with a list of demands regarding abortion access, Politico noted.
In the letter, senators asked the president to cut back FDA restrictions on abortion drugs, consider travel vouchers and additional support to finance travel from pro-life states to pro-abortion states so women can legally kill their unborn babies, and look into whether abortions can be performed on federally-owned property in pro-life states.
According to Biden, a Supreme Court ruling which protects the unb…