Biden will issue second executive order to protect abortion access

President Biden on Wednesday will issue an executive order aimed at protecting people’s ability to travel out-of-state to access abortion.

The big picture: This would be the second executive order the president has issued to preserve abortion access following the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

State of play: Biden will sign the executive order during the first meeting of the White House’s Task Force on Reproductive Health Care, which is focused on coordinating the federal government’s efforts on reproductive health.

The executive order directs the Department of Health and Human Services to “consider action to advance access” to reproductive health services, including through Medicaid for patients who travel out of state.

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