Biden issues second abortion order

President Biden is set to sign an executive order on Wednesday to help Americans cross state lines for abortions, the White House said. This will be his second order to maintain access to abortion after the Supreme Court. knocked down Row vs. Wade in June.

Both orders, however, lack specifics, instead directing the Department of Health and Human Services to figure out how politicians will work. Last month, the president signed the decree designed to provide access to abortion drugs and emergency contraception.

Wednesday’s order asks department secretary Xavier Becerra to “consider measures to expand access” to abortion, including through Medicaid, for those traveling out of state, White House says in a press release. He also urges Mr. Becerra to “consider all appropriate actions” to ensure that health care providers comply with federal non-discrimination laws and to promote maternal health research.

The order came after voters in Kansas on Tuesday. overwhelmingly rejected the amendment this would remove the right to abortion from the state constitution. Also on Tuesday Biden administration in southern Idaho about his strict new law, which the Justice Department says bans emergency room doctors from performing abortions, which are needed for women facing medical emergencies.