Biden signs executive order to mitigate consequences of Supreme Court ruling on abortion

US President Joe Biden signed an executive order in an attempt to mitigate the impact of the US Supreme Court decision that banned abortion in several US states.

The executive order is intended to mitigate the potential punishments women may face following the Supreme Court’s decision.

The order directs federal agencies to inform health and insurance providers about what customer information they must provide to authorities.

Biden also asked the Federal Trade Commission to take steps to protect the privacy of people seeking information about medical reproductive care and to create a task force to coordinate federal efforts to secure abortion rights.

On June 24, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling repealing unrestricted abortion rights at the federal level and allowing each state to determine its own abortion policy.

It should be noted that some state laws include a ban on abortion. The law went into effect automatically after the abolition of the federal right to abortion.

Source: Associated Press.

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