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Abortion Transportation Help Mulled by Biden HHS, Becerra Says

June 25, 2022, 5:53 PM

The HHS is considering transportation services for women seeking to terminate their pregnancy in another state, an unprecedented move for the federal health department that comes in the wake of the US Supreme Court decision’s to overturn Roe v. Wade.

“We’re looking at every option, and among those is transportation,” Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said Saturday at the Aspen Ideas: Health conference.

The high court’s decision Friday to overturn the landmark 1973 ruling wiped out the constitutional right to abortion. Twenty-six states either will or are likely to ban almost all abortions, according to the Guttmacher Institute, ...