Biden Attacks University Contraception Policy, ‘What Century Are We In?’

DUBUQUE, IOWA - FEBRUARY 02: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden (R) greets a baby during a campaign event on February 02, 2020 in Dubuque, Iowa. With one day to  go before the 2020 Iowa Presidential caucuses, Joe Biden is campaigning across Iowa.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • During a Tuesday meeting of the White House Task Force on Reproductive Healthcare Access, Biden frustratingly addressed the news before directing Education Secretary Miguel Cardona to prevent similar policies from spreading across the country.
  • President Joe Biden targeted new birth control guidelines from the University of Idaho that prohibit staff from offering birth control to students and promoting abortion.
  • The University of Idaho’s new policy comes after the Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade, thus allowing a state trigger ban on abortion after conception except in cases of rape, incest, or when the mother’s life is at risk.

 

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