Joe Biden Considers Declaring National Public Health Emergency if Roe v. Wade Overturned

Joe Biden Considers Declaring National Public Health Emergency if Roe v. Wade Overturned


President Joe Biden and his staff are considering declaring a public health emergency if Roe v. Wade is overturned by the Supreme Court, according to a new report.

Biden would use the declaration of a public health emergency to shield doctors from legal liability for treating patients in a state where they are not licensed, according to a report in the New York Times.

Other ideas include allowing doctors practicing in states that ban abortions to perform them on federal sites, such as military bases.

Biden signaled his willingness to use executive action to blunt any state and local laws on abortion during an interview with ABC comedian/activist Jimmy Kimmel.

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The president warned that overturning Roe v. Wade would cause a “mini-revolution” in

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