Senator John Thune, RS.D., echoed these views. “It seems that, as the attorney general, you have spent a tremendous amount of time and effort prosecuting pro-life organizations,” he said, interviewing Becerra recently. “If confirmed, how can you assure us? Because I think the majority of Americans wouldn’t want their Secretary of Health and Human Services to focus or fixate on expanding abortion when we have to sort out all these public health issues.
“I understand that Americans have deeply held beliefs on this particular issue,” Becerra replied, adding that “it is my job to defend the rights of my state.” He also pointed out that his wife, Dr Carolina Reyes, is an obstetrician known for her care of women with high risk pregnancies.
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