Vice President Kamala Harris to speak in Florida for 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade decision

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Vice President Kamala Harris will be in Tallahassee Sunday to give a speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Roe v. Wade decision.


During her media briefing Wednesday, White house Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said Vice President Harris will “deliver a major address on the fight for women across America to have access to reproductive care and make their own healthcare decisions.”

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Pierre said the Vice President planned to speak on what’s at stake for women across the country, and the need for Congress to codify abortion rights into law.

When asked what specific initiatives or policies for protecting abortion access Harris might announce Sunday, Jean-Pierre pointed to actions the White House has already taken with its “limited authorities to expand access to care,” but couldn’t point to any other actions the Vice President might announce.

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The White House has not yet announced the details of the scheduling for the event.

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