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Key Federal Responses to Protect Abortion Access and Promote Reproductive Health Post-Dobbs

September 16, 2022


The federal government has taken specific actions designed to preserve and promote access to abortions and promote reproductive health following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. This fact sheet examines key responses from the Biden administration that attempt to protect legal abortion access through specific actions by the White House, Department of Health & Human Services; Department of Justice; and other federal entities.