“Public lands experts say they aren’t expecting abortion clinics to pop up on federal lands overseen by agencies like BLM or the Forest Service. Offering abortion services on those properties would almost certainly require congressional approval, said Bill Snape, an environmental law professor at American University and senior counsel for the Center for Biological Diversity. Redirecting money without getting approval from Congress — which holds the purse strings for the federal government — would almost certainly draw legal challenges, Snape said.” — E&E News
In Episode 283 of District of Conservation, Gabriella breaks down three news stories: the NYSRPA v. Bruen decision, Biden signing the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act into law, and why even the Biden administration and preservationist environmental groups are skeptical about abortion clinics on federal public lands in red states.
Gabriella Hoffman is a Media Strategist and Award-Winning Outdoor Writer. She hosts the "District of Conservation" podcast and CFACT's original YouTube series "Conservation Nation." Learn more about her work at www.gabriellahoffman.com