Biden signs executive order to protect abortion access


Biden signs executive order to protect abortion access: The ruling intends to protect people’s access to all types of reproductive health care, including abortion and birth control.

As part of his administration’s response to the decision made by the Supreme Court last month that overturned the constitutional right to the procedure, President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Friday to protect access to abortion. The order was part of the administration’s response to protect access to abortion.

According to a press release from the White House, the purpose of the order is to ensure patients continue to have access to reproductive health care services such as abortion and contraception; protect patients’ right to privacy, and ensure they have access to accurate information; and promote the safety and security of patients, providers, and clinics.

On Friday, Vice President Biden delivered remarks at the White House, during which he referred to the judgment of the Supreme Court as “radical” and “completely wrongheaded.”

Biden stated that the Constitution did not have any role in the conclusion that was made. It has been made quite plain by the court that it will not protect the rights of women.

This move by Biden comes at a time when a rising number of states are passing legislation to restrict access to abortion services. According to the White House, the directive instructs the Department of Health and Human Services to increase access to abortion pills as well as protect access to emergency medical care and family planning services, including a variety of contraception options.

Nevertheless, Vice President Biden highlighted that the quickest way to erase the decision made by the Supreme Court would be to pass a law in Congress enabling access to abortion, a step that Democrats do not currently have enough votes for.

Biden urged people to cast their ballots, saying, “Please go out and vote if you want to change the condition for women and especially small girls in this nation.”

In accordance with the order, the administration of Vice President Joe Biden will take measures to protect the privacy of patients. These measures will include “addressing the transfer and sales of sensitive health-related data,” “combatting digital surveillance related to reproductive health care services,” and “protecting people seeking reproductive health care from inaccurate information, fraudulent schemes, or deceptive practices,” according to the release. This includes enlisting the Federal Trade Commission to protect the privacy of people seeking information on abortion services, as well as additional steps taken by HHS to shield patients’ health records from disclosure by doctors and insurers. In addition, this includes the protection of the privacy of people seeking information on abortion services.