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Manchin Co-Sponsors Reproductive Freedom Bill

February 14th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin has co-sponsored the bipartisan Reproductive Freedom For All Act, which would codify the essential holdings of Roe v. Wade to protect women’s abilities to make their own health care decisions. The legislation is in response to the Dobbs v. Jackson Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade. West Virginia passed a law in 2022 that restricts abortion.  The bill’s main sponsor is Virginia Democrat Tim Kaine who spoke to reporters on why the bill is needed…