Biden Doubles Down On Abortion Agenda

In the 2024 election, the Biden campaign intends to emphasize the significance of access to abortion, especially in the year 2024, which is the 51st anniversary of Roe v. Wade.

On Wednesday, Vice President Harris and President Biden will speak at a rally in Virginia on the dangers that Republicans would pose to abortion rights if elected. This follows the fact that abortion was a crucial factor in the Democratic Party’s successful bid for a majority in the Virginia state legislature.

A new paid media campaign will be launched targeting women and swing voters in battleground states. The campaign will center on the effects of abortion laws nationwide on women and healthcare providers after Roe v. Wade.

Since the Supreme Court’s June 2022 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, which ended federal protections and allowed many states governed by Republicans to impose limitations on abortion access, abortion is expected to play a crucial role in the 2024 election. In the almost two years that followed, Democrats won governor and state legislative contests, passed ballot initiatives to ensure access to abortion, and campaigned on a platform of defending abortion rights. The Biden team is aiming to utilize a comparable tactic by repeatedly stating that a Republican president may enact a nationwide abortion ban.

To portray the race as a choice between the incumbent and his predecessor on topics like abortion, democracy, and civil rights, Biden’s campaign officials have minimized Biden’s problems as fixable, claiming that a narrower battlefield for the presidency allows for a contrasting binary choice for the voter. In their view, if the general election is contested on issues that matter to the left, worries about Biden will fade.

Biden has showcased what is to expect from his campaign in recent days with a television commercial that features a Texas lady who was compelled to fly out of state for an abortion due to the devastating news that her unborn child had a deadly disease.

During a meeting with an administration task team at the White House, he also revealed new executive measures concerning family planning.