Supporters of abortion rights chant slogans outside a Planned Parenthood clinic during a protest in West Hollywood, Calif., Friday, June 24, 2022. The U.S. Supreme Court's decision to end constitutional protections for abortion has cleared the way for states to impose bans and restrictions on abortion — and will set off a series of legal battles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

HHS Secretary Becerra: Biden admin may 'assist' transporting women wanting abortions across state lines

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The Biden administration is considering the possibility of providing taxpayer-funded transportation to women seeking to have an abortion across state lines. 

Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra mentioned the idea during a Saturday interview with NBC News’ Kate Snow at the Aspen Ideas: Health conference. 

“We are looking into everything, including assisting in transportation, something that HHS doesn’t typically do,” he said. 

When asked if he could legally provide such services, Becerra smiled and said: “talk to me later.”

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Supporters of abortion rights chant slogans outside a Planned Parenthood clinic during a protest in West Hollywood, Calif. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to end constitutional protections for abortion has cleared the way for states to impose bans and restrictions on abortion — and will set off a series of…

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