Lawyers: Using PHE For Abortion Access If Roe Reversed Falls Short

By Cara Smith / June 21, 2022 at 2:52 PM
Legal experts question the administration’s reported idea of declaring a special public health emergency if Roe v. Wade is overturned as a way to ensure abortion access by legally protecting doctors prescribing abortion pills to patients who live in states where abortion is banned. The experts say the idea, reported by The New York Times , would spur legal challenges from states, and the Biden administration would be on uncharted legal ground. States are increasingly moving to ramp up...

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