He added, "We're a part of it too. Frederick Douglass said 'Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty' We lost our vigilance. It's time to get that shit back."
Biden is expected to mitigate some potential penalties women seeking abortion may face after the ruling but they are limited in their ability to safeguard access to abortion nationwide.
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"I will do all in my power to protect a woman's right in states where they will face the consequences of today's decision," says President Joe Biden.
“President Trump, on behalf of all the MAGA patriots in America, I want to thank you for the historic victory for white life in the Supreme Court yesterday,” she said, drawing cheers from the crowd.
A competing faction demonstrated in favor of the ruling, holding signs saying 'the future is anti-abortion' and 'dismember Roe'.