VP Kamala Harris Takes Abortion Rights Battle To Florida

Vice President Kamala Harris will ship a speech in the present day in Tallahassee, Florida, commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, which the Samuel Alito Supreme Court docket overturned final 12 months. Pressured-birth zealots are eagerly limiting reproductive freedom throughout the nation, and Harris will learn Republicans for filth.

The New York Instances stories:

In her speech on Sunday, she is anticipated to name for nationwide laws to guard reproductive rights, though President Biden has stated repeatedly that the Senate lacks the votes to take action. She can be anticipated to spotlight the chief motion Mr. Biden signed final summer season, with provisions that embrace defending sufferers’ proper to journey throughout state traces to obtain medical care and issuing steerage to retail pharmacies.

It isn’t a coincidence that Harris will converse in Florida, the place she’s not prone to obtain a heat welcome from Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. Florida Republicans have banned abortions after 15 weeks of being pregnant and are contemplating altering the timeline to 12 weeks, which is not primarily based on any rising science simply typical rightwing cruelty.

Harris’s speech is scheduled to air at 12:10 p.m. Japanese. You possibly can watch down under.

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