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State bans on abortion don’t apply to emergency health care, White House reminds providers

BY: - July 12, 2022

'Under the law, no matter where you live, women have the right to emergency care — including abortion care,' a top official said.

U.S. HHS chief vows to protect abortion access, but says much depends on states

BY: - June 28, 2022

HHS will enforce federal laws to ensure federally approved abortion pills — which must be obtained by prescription — remain available, a top official said.

Pa.’s Toomey votes against Biden’s pick to run HHS — California AG Xavier Becerra

BY: - March 3, 2021

The Senate Finance Committee split on the nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, who will still be put to the full Senate for a vote.