THE HILL: White House Launches Potentially ‘Consequential’ Fight to Protect Abortion Pill
In the post-Roe fight for reproductive rights, preserving federal control over broad access to the abortion pill is the Biden administration’s best chance to protect reproductive rights at the federal level.
With the GOP-controlled House, codifying Roe v. Wade is not likely to happen anytime soon, and red states are moving quickly to restrict abortions — enough to accelerate the White House’s fears that a national abortion ban could be coming. Less than a week after a federal judge acted to roll back access to an abortion drug, the Biden administration launched a legal fight to uphold all parts of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decades-old approval of mifepristone, as well as shored up other health care privacy protections.
ROKK Senior Vice President John Labombard discussed with The Hill how the White House is doing much of what they can do to actually protect women’s access to health care. Get the full story here.