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Biden Endorses Ending Senate Filibuster to Codify Reproductive Rights

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Biden Endorses Ending Senate Filibuster to Codify Reproductive Rights

Biden Endorses Ending Senate Filibuster to Codify Reproductive Rights

Biden Endorses Ending Senate Filibuster, to Codify Reproductive Rights.

President Joe Biden made the comment during a press conference in Madrid on June 30.

He referred to the recent Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v.

Wade as "outrageous behavior.".

We have to codify Roe v.

Wade in the law, and the way to do that is to make sure the Congress votes to do that, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'.

And if the filibuster gets in the way, it’s like voting rights, we provide an exception for this, or an exception to the filibuster for this action, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'.

The comment marks just the second time the president has endorsed doing away with the necessary 60 Senate votes to pass a particular piece of legislation.

The first time was in reference to voting rights.

Democrats have so far failed to end the filibuster, with two dissenting votes from Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ).

Democrats have so far failed to end the filibuster, with two dissenting votes from Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ).

Democrats have so far failed to end the filibuster, with two dissenting votes from Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ).

Biden also referred to the Dobbs v.

Jackson Women's Health decision as "destabilizing.".

It is a mistake, in my view for the Supreme Court to do what it did, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'.

I feel extremely strongly that I’m going to do everything in my power, which I legally can do in terms of executive orders, as well as push the Congress and the public, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'.

He referred to recent polls that show the majority of Americans oppose the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v.

Wade.

Biden also urged Americans to "vote, vote, vote.".

If the polling data is correct and you think this decision by the court was an outrage or a significant mistake, vote, show up and vote, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'.

Vote in the off-year and vote, vote, vote.

That’s how we’ll change it, President Joe Biden, via 'The New York Times'


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Kansas Voters , Defend Abortion Rights. Kansas Voters , Defend Abortion Rights. 'People' reports that on Aug. 2, voters in Kansas said "no" to a referendum to the state constitution regarding abortion. . 'The Kansas City Star' reports that the referendum failed 61% to 39%. The voters in Kansas have spoken loud and clear: We will not tolerate extreme bans on abortion, Rachel Sweet, the campaign manager for Kansans for Constitutional Freedom, via 'The New York Times'. 'People' reports this was the first vote on abortion in America since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. 'People' reports this was the first vote on abortion in America since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Later that night, President Joe Biden released a statement. The Supreme Court's extreme decision to overturn Roe v. Wade put women's health and lives at risk. Tonight, the American people had something to say about it. , President Joe Biden, via statement. Voters in Kansas turned out in record numbers to reject extreme efforts to amend the state constitution to take away a woman's right to choose and open the door for a state-wide ban, President Joe Biden, via statement. This vote makes clear what we know: the majority of Americans agree that women should have access to abortion and should have the right to make their own health care decisions, President Joe Biden, via statement. This vote makes clear what we know: the majority of Americans agree that women should have access to abortion and should have the right to make their own health care decisions, President Joe Biden, via statement. NPR reports that a record number of bills concerning abortion will be on the docket during November elections

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DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court [Video]

DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court

DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law , Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court. DOJ Sues To Block New Idaho Abortion Law , Following Dobbs Ruling by Supreme Court. CNBC reports that the U.S. Justice Department filed the lawsuit on Aug. 2. Attorney General Merrick Garland said the state “has passed a near-absolute ban on abortion” which is set to go into effect on Aug. 25. The new law "will make it a felony to perform an abortion in all but extremely narrow circumstances," according to the lawsuit. The suit alleges that Idaho's new abortion law violates the federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act. The federal legislation requires hospitals that accept Medicare funds to provide, "necessary stabilizing treatment to patients who arrive at their emergency departments while experiencing a medical emergency" before discharging them. This may be the case, for example, when a woman is undergoing a miscarriage that threatens septic infection or hemorrhage, or is suffering from severe preeclampsia, Merrick Garland, via news conference. It is the first DOJ lawsuit targeting an individual state's abortion laws following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June. . It is the first DOJ lawsuit targeting an individual state's abortion laws following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade in June. . The Dobbs ruling concluded that abortion is not a federal constitutional right, even though it had been previously deemed as such for nearly 50 years. . Today, the Justice Department’s message is clear — it does not matter what state a hospital subject to EMTALA operates in. , Merrick Garland, via news conference. If a patient comes into the emergency room with a medical emergency, jeopardizing the patient’s life or health, the hospital must provide the treatment necessary to stabilize that patient. This includes abortion, and that is the necessary treatment, Merrick Garland, via news conference

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Samuel Alito Mocks International Criticism of Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade [Video]

Samuel Alito Mocks International Criticism of Decision to Overturn Roe v. Wade

Samuel Alito Mocks , International Criticism of Decision , to Overturn Roe v. Wade. Samuel Alito Mocks , International Criticism of Decision , to Overturn Roe v. Wade. The Supreme Court Associate Justice made the remarks during a speech in Rome. The speech focused on religious liberty and was Alito's first public appearance since the SCOTUS ruling that overturned Roe v. Wade. The transcripts of the speech were made public by Notre Dame Law School on July 28. Religious liberty is under attack in many places because it is dangerous to those who want to hold complete power, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. It also probably grows out of something dark and deep in the human DNA — , Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. ... a tendency to distrust and dislike people who are not like ourselves, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. Alito quipped that international leaders have felt "perfectly fine commenting on American law.". I had the honor this term of writing I think the only Supreme Court decision in the history of that institution that has been lambasted by a whole string of foreign leaders, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. He singled out former U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and seemed to connect his resignation to his criticism of Alito's opinion. He paid the price, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. Alito sarcastically stated that he was "wounded" by Prince Harry's U.N. address that also criticized the SCOTUS decision. In referring to religious liberty, Alito quoted a well-known verse from the Bible. [It is a challenge to] convince people that religious liberty is worth defending if they don't think that religion is a good thing that deserves protection, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN. The champions of religious liberty, who 'go out as wise as serpents and as harmless of doves' can expect to find hearts that are open to their message, Samuel Alito, Supreme Court Associate Justice, via CNN

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Smell of Portugal's forest fires reaches Madrid 300 kilometres away [Video]

Smell of Portugal's forest fires reaches Madrid 300 kilometres away

The Spanish capital's emergency services received hundreds of calls about the smell of burning, while a satellite image shows a column of smoke spreading from Portugal.

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New heatwave grips Spanish capital [Video]

New heatwave grips Spanish capital

People working outdoors in Madrid as temperatures are nearing 40 degrees Celsius.

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Pride celebration returns to Madrid after two-year hiatus due to COVID-19 [Video]

Pride celebration returns to Madrid after two-year hiatus due to COVID-19

After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, Madrid's pride celebrations took place with hundreds of thousands of people joining in.

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Traditional high heels race for Madrid's LGBTQ Pride [Video]

Traditional high heels race for Madrid's LGBTQ Pride

Madrid's LGTBQ Pride would not be the same without its traditional Heel Race, a sporting-festive event which this year celebrates its twenty-third edition in Pelayo Street and which involves finishing the course on platforms up to 15 centimetres high.

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Ukraine’s Klitschko brothers lobby NATO at Madrid summit [Video]

Ukraine’s Klitschko brothers lobby NATO at Madrid summit

Ukraine's famous heavyweight boxing brothers, the Klitschkos, have spoken to Channel 4 News about their efforts to lobby NATO members for greater support for Ukraine at the military alliance's summit in Madrid. When asked if they felt Ukraine was getting enough support from NATO, Mayor of Kyiv Vitaly said: "Enough will be if we kick out from Ukrainian territory the last Russian soldier." Younger brother Wladimir said: "It's never enough as long as this war is still going." Report by Jonesia. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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