Jean-Pierre mocked for claiming Supreme Court Dobbs decision was unconstitutional

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White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre was mocked and ridiculed online after claiming that the Dobbs decision to overturn the Roe v. Wade ruling was unconstitutional.

Jean-Pierre made the comments during the White House media briefing on Wednesday.

"From day one, when the Supreme Court made this extreme decision to take away a constitutional right, it was an unconstitutional action by them, a right that was around for almost 50 years, a right that women had to make a decision on their bodies and how they want to start their families," she said.

Democrats and others on the left have been in an uproar since the Supreme Court overturned the landmark 1973 ruling and sent the decision on abortion rights to be decided by each individual state. Numerous abortion clinics have shut down all across the country while those seeking abortions have been forced to cross state lines to do so.

Critics of the Biden administration mocked the statement from Jean-Pierre.

"She is not the first self-appointed tenth justice but may be the first White House Press Secretary to make such Article III judgments," replied legal analyst Jonathan Turley.... (Read more)

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