Collins endorsed Roe v. Wade as the ‘law of the land’.
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Main, said Saturday that she believes Texas Law Banning most abortions in the state, which took effect last month, is “extreme, inhumane and unconstitutional”. The Associated Press.
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In addition, Collins endorsed Roe v. Wade as the “law of the land”. Roe v. Wade is a landmark decision that legalized abortion nationwide in 1973. This isn’t the first time Collins, a moderate, has voiced support for the opposition of many conservatives over the decades.
“I support codifying Row,” Collins said in September, the Los Angeles Times reported. “Unfortunately the bill … goes much further than this. It would seriously undermine the conscious exceptions that exist in the existing law.”
Collins was referring to a Democrat-backed bill in Congress to help ensure access to abortion in all 50 states. Collins opposed that bill.
Collins’ comments came during the presidency of President Joe Biden as the first women’s march to the Supreme Court in Washington, DC.