Biden Slams Supreme Court for Reversing Roe v. Wade

( – President Joe Biden crossed a political Rubicon on March 7th during his State of the Union speech by directly criticizing the Supreme Court. Indeed, most members of the court were in the room, sitting in the front row.

The President seemed to blame the Supreme Court for what he thinks are the consequences of their decision to overturn the landmark abortion case Roe v. Wade in 2022.

Biden has normalized yelling and hectoring during his SOTU speeches (not something Americans have seen until now), but many were surprised that he broke the unspoken protocol that forbids targeting the Supreme Court in a way that looks partisan or political.

Seizing on abortion, possibly the most emotive topic in politics for the left, Biden seemed to accuse the Supreme Court of paving the way for a recent state court decision. The Alabama Supreme Court ruled in February that fertilized embryos created by in vitro fertilization (IVF) were minor children for the purposes of a state law that allows prosecution for causing the death of an unborn child. The decision means that the destruction of the embryos could be prosecuted like the death of any other child.

Looking down at the Justices in the front row, Biden said the decision to overturn Roe “unleashed” the political power that led to the Alabama Supreme Court’s decision and that the federal Supreme Court had endangered IVF services everywhere.

But most surprising was what seemed like a threat from the President to the high court. Biden said that “women are not. . . without electoral political power,” following that up with the remark, “You’re about to realize just how much.”

When the camera panned across the judges, Justices Sonja Sotomayor and Elena Kagan appeared to be frowning in confusion.

The National Review calls Biden’s remarks “lies”, and points out that the recent decision in Alabama had nothing to do with the Supreme Court’s 2022 decision.

Biden’s speech included other fiery moments. Republican Rep. and firebrand Marjorie Taylor Greene pushed the President into saying the name of a 22-year-old nursing student recently murdered by an illegal alien. While Biden acknowledged the murder and said “an illegal” killed Laken Riley, he called her “Lincoln Riley.” Biden quickly told the media he regretted using the word “illegal.”

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