Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) said Thursday on MSNBC’s “José Díaz-Balart Reports” that there was a “groundswell of support” building for a federal law guaranteeing abortion access.
Guest-anchor Lindsey Reiser said, “There’s a piece of bipartisan legislation that you and your colleagues Sinema, Collins and Murkowski have introduced that would codify Roe v. Wade protections into law. But your other colleagues, Senators Blumenthal and Warren, say they will vote no because it doesn’t go far enough. How do you get this across the finish line.”
Kaine said, “Our goal was a very specific one, which is sort of use a time machine and return American law to where it was before Dobbs was decided, where people get a statutory right to reproductive freedom that was what