Biden to sign executive order to protect abortion access
President Joe Biden will sign an executive order on Friday to protect access to abortion as part of his administration's response to the Supreme Court's ruling last month overturning the constitutional right to the procedure.
The order aims to safeguard access to reproductive health care services, including abortion and contraception; protect patients' privacy and access to accurate information; and promote the safety and security of patients, providers and clinics, the White House said in a release.
Biden's action comes as a growing number of states are adopting laws to restrict abortion services. The order directs the...