Asked by Todd on Meet the Press about clinics operating on federal soil, Becerra said: “The difficulty is that just because it’s an idea doesn’t mean it can be done. And so we want to make sure we can put that into practice.”
He continued by saying that there are people in need of abortion services right now, “so we’re going to do our best to give people something as quickly as possible, even if it may not be all they would like.”
Last week, HHS launched website to help people find contraceptives and access abortion services.
Todd also asked Becerra about the concerns of some Democrats in Congress that the party isn’t fighting hard enough for access to abortion.
“I tell them, ‘Give us some good ideas,'” Becerra said. “And I would also ask them to pass the law. It’s up to them if they can find the votes to actually codify Caviar the solution to what we need most in the world.”
He reiterated that the administration will do its best, “but when you get disenfranchised, like the Supreme Court just did with every woman of childbearing age, it’s hard to get over. It took us 50 years to achieve what we have achieved. Now we need to figure out how to do it. It won’t be easy.”