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Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights

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President Biden said he would support changing the Senate's filibuster rules for Congress to pass a federal law codifying Roe v. Wade. With the current 60-vote threshold, Democrats have few legislative options to fight the end of the nationwide right to an abortion. Biden clarified that he believes the right to privacy should be codified, which would protect more than just abortion access.
1 month ago·Washington, United States

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Times of India

Biden backs filibuster exception to protect abortion access

US News: WASHINGTON: President Joe Biden said Thursday that he would support an exception to the Senate filibuster to protect access to abortion after the U.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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News18 India

US President Biden Calls for 'Exception' in Senate Rules to Pass Abortion Rights Law

His call for the unusual legislative maneuver comes after the Supreme Court overturned decades of federal protection for abortion access

1 month ago·India
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Biden says he supports overriding filibuster to protect abortion rights

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday said he thinks the Senate should override the legislative filibuster to protect abortion and other privacy rights. Biden said he will meet with state governors about the Supreme Court's abortion ruling on Friday.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Biden backs exception to Senate filibuster to protect abortion access

President in Madrid says he supports ‘exception to the filibuster for this action to deal with the supreme court decision’

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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The Hindu

Biden says he backs changing filibuster rules for abortion

President Joe Biden said he supports changing Senate rules to codify nationwide abortion protections

1 month ago·India
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CBS Local

Biden Calls For Dropping Filibuster Rules To Put Abortion Rights Into Law

(CNN) — President Joe Biden said on Thursday that he would support making an exception to the filibuster — the 60-vote threshold in the Senate needed to pass most legislation — in order to codify abortion rights and the right to privacy through legislation passed by Congress.Asked about what executive action he would use to strengthen abortion rights following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Biden said, “The most important …

1 month ago·United States
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