Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, mentioned Saturday that she believes the Texas law banning most abortions within the state, which took impact final month, is “excessive, inhumane and unconstitutional,” in keeping with the Associated Press.
As well as, Collins voiced assist for Roe v. Wade because the “legislation of the land.” Roe v. Wade is a landmark choice that legalized abortion throughout the nation in 1973. It is not the primary time Collins, a reasonable, has voice assist for what many conservatives have opposed for many years.
“I assist codifying Roe,” Collins mentioned in September, the Los Angeles Instances reported. “Sadly the invoice … goes manner past that. It could severely weaken the acutely aware exceptions which are within the present legislation.”
Collins was referring to a Democrat-backed invoice in Congress to assist guarantee abortion entry in all 50 states. Collins opposed that invoice.
Collins’ feedback got here as the primary Ladies’s March throughout President Joe Biden’s presidency took on Washington, D.C., on the Supreme Courtroom.