Sen. Elizabeth Warren positioned herself in opposition to Vice President Joe Biden, who said on Wednesday that he wouldn’t repeal the Hyde Amendment, which prevents the federal government from providing funding abortions except in extreme cases.
“Under the Hyde Amendment and every effort to try to chip away or push back or get rid of Rowe vs. wade, understand this: Women of means will still have access to abortions. Who won’t … will be poor women,” Sen. Warren during an MSNBC town hall. “We do not pass laws that take away that freedom from the women who are most vulnerable.”
When asked if Biden was wrong, in reference to his support of the ban on federal funding of abortion, Warren said: “Yes.”
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