WH: Abortion PHE, PREP Act Would Do Little To Protect Women, Providers

By Beth Wang / August 3, 2022 at 12:06 PM
Declaring a public health emergency or invoking the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act in a bid to ensure abortion access would offer little in the way of resources or legal authority for public health officials and might not be able to protect women and doctors from being held liable under individual state laws, a senior Biden administration official said Tuesday evening (Aug. 2), a day before President Joe Biden was set to sign an executive order calling for HHS...

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