Eshoo Statement on President Biden’s Executive Order Protecting Reproductive Care

July 8, 2022
Press Release

PALO ALTO, CA – Today Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo (CA-18), Chairwoman of the Health Subcommittee on the Energy and Commerce Committee, issued the following statement after President Biden signed a new executive order to protect Americans’ access to reproductive health care:

“I commend President Biden for signing an Executive Order to protect the health and safety of women. This order will protect access to FDA-approved medication for abortion; strengthen enforcement of the Affordable Care Act’s protections for contraception; defend the legal rights of patients to travel out of state for care; protect patients’ data privacy; and ensure access to accurate information about women’s health care.

“This is welcome and needed news for women across the country who are struggling with the chaos caused by the Supreme Court.”