President Joe Biden signed an executive order aimed at making it easier for women seeking abortions to travel between states to get to abortion care.
RELATED: Kansas voters uphold abortion rights https://bit.ly/3cT3Xpg
President Joe Biden said “the fight is not over” as he signed a new executive order Wednesday that would support individuals traveling out state for an abortion.
Biden’s executive order directs Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra to consider actions that would expand access for individuals seeking reproductive healthcare services, including expanding Medicaid to cover travel costs.
However, the executive order will not result in any immediate policies being implemented. And, it’s unclear how the Hyde Amendment – a long-standing prohibition on using federal funds for abortion – could interfere with actions as a result of the executive order.
White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Wednesday the actions that HHS comes up with will not violate the Hyde Amendment. “The Hyde Amendment is law and we’re going to follow that law.”
The action comes after the Supreme Court in June issued a ruling that overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade, which established a constitutional right to abortion.
During the signing Wednesday, Biden applauded Kansas voters for rejecting an amendment that would have allowed the Republican-controlled state Legislature to put new restrictions on the procedure or prohibit it entirely. He also praised the Justice Department for suing the state of Idaho for a near-total ban on abortion.
Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris also convened the first interagency task force on reproductive healthcare access along with Becerra and Jennifer Klein, director of the White House Gender Policy Council.
» Subscribe to USA TODAY: http://bit.ly/1xa3XAh
» Watch more on this and other topics from USA TODAY: https://bit.ly/3vFEwhI
» USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.
#joebiden #abortion #healthcare
How Your Attitude About Sales, Affects Your Sales
Have you ever stopped and examined your attitude about sales? About having to be a salesperson? When someone asks you what you do for a living, are you embarrassed to say you’re in sales? Do you find that demeaning?A Thing Begun Is Half Done
The most difficult thing in life is to begin work. Any type of work has a beginning, middle, and end. Completion happens if an only if these three parts are done. Being half-done any of this part remains undone.Hops Brings Beer To Life Growers Bring Life To the Hops
This is an article about the hops industry and what goes into producing the top hops in the U.S. Yakima Chief Hops is a company in Washington State that is owned by 15 growers and 37 affiliate growers who are committed to growing special hops that are backed by some of the highest standards of quality. These hops are shipped to high-end brewers all over the world. Like wine, varietals dictate a lot about how beer tastes and smells and feels in the mouth.How to Excel at Engagement-Based Email Marketing
Engagement-based email marketing relates to how your subscribers interact with your eNewsletter, getting you leads, sales and social media followers. But email engagement means wowing your potential customers with your content. So here are 8 ways to improve email engagement, from subject lines to segmentation.How To Identify Your Ideal Customer
There is a way to improve your income exponentially. When you hyper-focus on your ideal customer, you can attract more ideal customers and fewer who aren’t ideal.