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    Biden Calls on Senate to Use Nuclear Option to Negate Supreme Court’s Roe Ruling

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    President Joe Biden urged Senate Democrats to temporarily waive the filibuster in order to legalize abortion nationally.

    “The most important thing to be clear about is … we have to codify Roe v. Wade in the law and the way to do that is to make sure that Congress votes to do that,” Biden told journalists during a Thursday press conference.

    “And if the filibuster comes in the way, it’s like voting rights, it should be … we create an exception … to the filibuster,” Biden remarked.

    The president spoke against the backdrop of the Madrid, Spain, NATO Summit of 2022.

    “It’s a serious, serious problem that the court has thrust upon the United States, not just in terms of the right to choose, but in terms of the right to who you can marry … a whole range of issues related to privacy,” Biden stated at the news conference.

    More on this story via The Western Journal:

    Should Senate Democrats in the 50-50 upper chamber of Congress decide to suspend the filibuster, they would be able to pass legislation codifying Roe v. Wade into law by a simple majority of 51 votes.

    If all 50 Republicans and 50 Democrats vote along party lines and the house is equally divided on the bill, Vice President Kamala Harris, a Democrat, would be able to exercise special voting rights and vote to pass the bill.

    Once both chambers of Congress pass the bill, Biden can sign it into law. CONTINUE READING…

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