Harris emerges as top abortion voice, warns of more fallout

6/27/2022 10:30:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Brett Kavanaugh's 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then-California Sen. Kamala Harris asked the judge if he thought women's privacy rights extended to choosing to have an abortion.

Vice President Harris has become a leading abortion rights voice for the Biden administration. The nation's first female vice president has spent weeks warning a Supreme Court decision undermining Roe v. Wade could threaten voting and gay marriage rights.

WASHINGTON (AP) — During Brett Kavanaugh's 2018 Supreme Court confirmation hearings, then-California Sen. Kamala Harris asked the judge if he thought women's privacy rights extended to choosing to have an abortion.

hasn’t always had a strong record on the issue.According to information from his family, 89-year-old Carol Vance died on the morning of June 24.HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Deputy Darryl Garrett has been released from the hospital after being ambushed by a suspect armed with an AR-15 Rifle in October 2021, announced Harris County Constable Mark Herman.after she submitted her resignation.

Harris, the first female vice president and California’s former top prosecutor, brings unique personal perspective and legal expertise to the issue.“Seeing women fight on behalf of other women is just very true to the core of who she is,” said Jacqueline Ayers, senior vice president of policy, organizing, and campaigns at Planned Parenthood Federation of America.While Vance worked as the DA, he received many accolades.She added that Harris has framed the issue to underscore “the disparity that it creates on Black and brown communities, and for people who are living with low income.The incident happened Oct.” Ayers said the high court’s action has allowed the vice president to highlight how she’s used her office to listen to women and advocate for improving their health care — perhaps even in ways Biden can’t.Once Vance stepped away from the DA’s office, he became a lawyer at Bracewell and Patterson until his retirement.“It’s not necessarily a wedge, it’s just a continuation of someone who has really staked their career around the issues that are key and drivers for them,” Ayers said of differences between Harris and Biden.“Preparations for early voting to begin at the end of October and Election Day on Nov.

ADVERTISEMENT Rev.Vance Unit at the TC Jester Prison in Richmond was named after him in 1997.He has since been released from the hospital.John Dorhauer, the general minister and president of the United Church of Christ, attended a recent virtual meeting on abortion rights that Harris hosted, and suggested she’s been less afraid than some top Democrats to advocate forcefully on the issue.“To hear that from one of the highest offices in the land is incredibly encouraging,” Dorhauer said.Copyright 2022 by KPRC Click2Houston - All rights reserved.But some abortion opponents argue that Harris has hurt her cause by equating abortion access with other, more routine medical care.The search continues for the shooter, and the reward to find the person who police say ambushed the three constable deputies is now at $75,000.“She has become emblematic of the abortion absolutism on the other side,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B.Prior to becoming a digital content producer in Southeast Texas and a Houstonian, Moriah was an award-winning radio host in her hometown of Lorain, Ohio and previously worked as a producer/content creator in Cleveland.jen.

Anthony List, which advocates for women who oppose abortion in politics.As a senator, Harris introduced legislation to improve maternal health..ABC13 COVERAGE IN THE DEPUTIES' AMBUSH: WATCH:.During a 2019 Democratic presidential primary debate, then-candidate Harris said it was “outrageous” that abortion had been overshadowed by other issues, despite a woman’s right to the procedure being “under full-on attack” even then.The vice president most forcefully signaled the outspoken role when she declared a day after the draft opinion leaked in May: “Those Republican leaders who are trying to weaponize the use of the law against women, well, we say, how dare they?” ADVERTISEMENT She then used subsequent weeks to argue that undermining Roe v.Wade could soon wipe out other key privacy rights — the same theme she raised during Kavanaugh’s hearing.

Harris says many states moving to fully ban abortion could restrict in vitro fertilization if legislatures argue that human life begins at fertilization.They could prohibit contraception methods, including intrauterine devices and the “morning after” pill, she argued.Law enforcement might scrutinize data collected from millions of women who use menstrual cycle tracking apps, or those doing internet searches on getting abortions in other states, the vice president said.Also ultimately at stake, Harris maintains, is the legalization of gay marriage, noting that states with the strictest abortion laws often also have past LGBTQ prohibitions that the Supreme Court could revive.Once those rights have fallen, the argument goes, voting rights could be next.

She convened a recent meeting with privacy experts to discuss the matter.“That slippery slope is really slippery,” said one of the meeting’s participants, Jennifer Weiss-Wolf, the women and democracy fellow at the nonprofit Brennan Center for Justice in New York.“We’re barreling right down it right now.” ADVERTISEMENT Michele Goodwin, a law professor at the University of California, Irvine, told attendees to be prepared for “the coming of a new Jane Crow,” as efforts to limit abortion begin to emulate antiquated laws that once sanctioned open discrimination against Black people.Dannenfelser countered that Harris and others are exaggerating, saying the current Supreme Court is “the least likely to do what she’s saying.

They believe in the rule of law.” “It’s intended to scare people and to build a coalition on the other side outside of the abortion issue,” Dannenfelser said.Harris’ office says she is indeed building a coalition, but it will be one of people who believe that Roe v.Wade’s effects far exceeded abortion, and not just for women.To help drive home that point, Harris met recently in Los Angeles with religious leaders, noting that “to support Roe v.

Wade, and all it stands for, does not mean giving up your beliefs.” ___ For AP’s full coverage of the Supreme Court ruling on abortion, go to https://apnews.com/hub/abortion AP NEWS.

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semissourian I'm sure there's a Planned Parenthood that has kickbacks for her for selling cut up baby parts. Who needs to protect the border when you can cheer on the deaths of children? This lady is not the leading voice of anything, she is background noise is a sea of gaslighting and misinformation.

no one thinks this but kamala Yup. But not doing anything… That headline is laughable. So you’re saying she’s doing the first thing since January 2021 I thought this was a headline from the onion. Do better Babbling broad. Harris isn't a leading voice on anything. Locking up minorities might be her greatest area of expertise.

I haven't heard anything, except that her nickname from her CA DA days 'TOP COP' & in LA the abortion rights protesting are literally getting the absolute sh*t beat out of them by the cops who were just handed $1500 in pandemic bonuses, so..... It's good to be a cop & a fraud 🤷‍♀️

Rest in Peace: Former Harris County District Attorney Carol Vance dead at 89The community is remembering a former Harris County District Attorney who died Friday morning.

Gonna do anything about it or just complain ComptonMadeMe ComptonMadeMe AP = American Propaganda. Lol. She's not been warning she's been fearmongering. Bullshit reporting to pump Harris' reputation up since Biden's days are numbered. Harris cares about Harris and whatever vodka bottle she has hidden in her office desk.

no she hasnt looks like we'll be getting a national ban sooner than i thought Fix the border

Harris County Pct.4 Deputy Darryl Garrett released from hospital months after horrific ambush'Deputy Garrett will be recovering in the comfort of his home, surrounded by family and loved ones,' said Herman.

.TheDemocrats want to use this moment as LEVERAGE for money and votes, without having to produce any semblance of progress or action. GTFOH. warning who I’m sure she’ll straighten this out just like she did when they put her in charge of the border. With price of gas going through the roof it's a wonder the AP can afford to gaslight America so much.

She has been driveling about 'mur....we won't reform filibuster.....mur.......no abortion on federal land.......mur......no court expansion'. Hopefully, next time someone warns us about a thing, they’ll be in a position of power and can actually do something about it, too! Seems like you’ve been asleep at the wheel Jokes aside, this is the first news I’ve heard about her in like a year

Hilarious sorry, huh? She isn't doing a good job

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We have a Vice President? So there's no hope here either, huh? Stop spreading misinformation conspiracy theories. You sound like QAnon oh good thanks for warning us, hopefully someone in a position of political power listens to you She's done nothing but offer thoughts and prayers. And her idea is to vote in November. Not to use any of the power they have, like opening abortion clinics, arresting attorneys general who prosecute abortion laws, and using the military to relieve justices of their lifetime appointments.

My Veep. I thought she was working on the border shit? I doubt she can be the top anything !! Should should worry about the border or inflation right now !!

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A P ready to tow the line again.... VP is politically in trouble... Send help or the veil will be raised... Hahaha she has failed at all the other jobs they assigned her so why not… Does the White House pay you, , to write this stuff? They must. Good one 😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂😂🤡 It's weird they say Kamala Harris when they really mean Elizabeth Warren.

Why doesn't she have any children? Since she has never had a child perhaps Kamala could teach women how that is done.

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What Americans are searching after Roe v. Wade reversalThe top searches for 'abortion clinic near me' were in the Southeast. Just wait until the individual states start trying to force the likes of Google to turn over internet search records of individuals they suspect of trying to to evade their control of their bodies It makes me feel that the world is fine except for abortion, food is available, prices are good, life is heavy DNA supported paternity claims and enforcement so that fathers are financially responsible for any biological children to the age of majority