Florida’s six-week abortion ban draws criticism from Biden

President Biden Condemns Florida Supreme Court Abortion Ban as Cultural and Political Battle Intensifies in the US

In a scathing statement, US President Joe Biden has condemned the Florida Supreme Court decision that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. He expressed outrage at the decision, which was recently upheld by the state’s highest court and will take effect in 30 days.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis enacted the ban on abortions after six weeks in April 2023, a significant reduction from the current allowance up to the 15th week of pregnancy. Biden criticized the new rule, arguing that it would restrict access to abortion at a point when many women may not even be aware they are pregnant.

In addition to tightening abortion rights, the Florida Supreme Court also approved a measure for a vote on abortion rights in November. This could potentially lead to an amendment being added to the state constitution guaranteeing the right to abortion, amidst a nationwide push to restrict or ban the procedure following the controversial US Supreme Court decision in June 2022 to overturn Roe v. Wade.

The cultural and political battle over abortion continues to intensify in the US, with conservatives pushing for restrictions while polls show that a majority of Americans support continued access to safe abortions. President Biden and his Democrat party are emphasizing their commitment to abortion rights as they seek to win the upcoming presidential election and appeal to female voters.

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