U.S. Senate Democrats urge ‘bold action’ by Biden on abortion rights

The senators calls the U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade an “unprecedented assault on women”

By: - June 27, 2022 4:35 pm

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, joined Oregon’s other senator, Jeff Merkley, and other Democrats, calling for federal action to protect abortion rights. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.