Psaki si arrabbia con un giornalista per una domanda sull'aborto, Biden's faith: 'You've never faced those choices'

Owen Jensen, un giornalista con EWTN, una rete di notizie cattolica, ha chiesto a Psaki durante il suo briefing quotidiano con la stampa perché il presidente sostiene l'aborto “quando la sua stessa fede cattolica insegna che l'aborto è moralmente sbagliato.”


He believes that it is a woman’s right, it’s a woman’s body and it’s her choice,” Psaki answered.

Jensen pressed, “Who does he believe then should look out for the unborn child?”

Psaki reiterated that the president believes abortion is a woman’s right and then reminded Jensen of his biological makeup.

He believes it is up to a woman to make those decisions and up to a woman to make those with her doctor,” lei disse. “I know you’ve never faced those choices, nor you have never been pregnant, but for women out there who have faced those choices this is an incredibly difficult thing and the president believes their rights should be respected.

Jensen tried to ask another question but Psaki dismissed him, detto, “I think we have to move on. You’ve had plenty of time today.

Democratici, Compreso Presidente Biden, are urging Congresso to pass legislation codifying Roe V. Wade after the Corte Suprema declined to take up a challenge to Texas’ new ban on abortions after six weeks of pregnancy.

Biden said in a dichiarazione Thursday that his administration isdeeply committedto abortion rights and that he has directed his Gender Policy Council and Office of the White House Counsel to work with the Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Justiceto see what steps the Federal Government can take to ensure that women in Texas have access to safe and legal abortions as protected by Roe.

Nel mese di giugno, gli Stati Uniti. Conferenza dei vescovi cattolici (USCCB) voted overwhelmingly to draft a formal document on the meaning of the Eucharist after a contentious debate on whether Biden and other politicians supportive of abortion policies are worthy of receiving Communion.

When asked about the proposed document on June 21, Psaki said Bidenis a strong man of faith,” calling religion “personale” a lui.

He goes to church, come sai, nearly every weekend. He even went when we were on our overseas trip,” Psaki ha detto ai giornalisti. “But it’s personal to him. He doesn’t see it through a political prism, and we’re not going to comment otherwise on the inner workings of the Catholic Church.

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