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Biden promises to codify Roe if two more Democrats are elected to the Senate

2022-09-24 10:21:56       source:CNBC

September 23, 2022

President Joe Biden vowed Friday that Democrats will codify the right to an abortion into law if two more are elected to the U.S. Senate in the upcoming midterm elections.

“If you give me two more senators in the United States Senate, I promise you, I promise you, we’re going to codify Roe and once again make Roe the law of the land,” Biden said at the headquarters of the country’s largest union, the National Education Association, in Washington, D.C.

With 46 days to go until November’s Election Day, Biden urged supporters at a Democratic National Committee event to consider “what’s on the ballot,” listing issues including abortion, Social Security and gun control.

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