Biden’s Bold Pledges for Women – Ms. Magazine

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On March 15, presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden made a historic promise to voters: He will nominate a woman vice president and, if given the opportunity, put an African-American woman on the Supreme Court.

The ground-breaking discussion was in response to a comment from undecided voter Amy Langenfeld, an Arizona-based law professor, who asked candidates how they’ll ensure “women’s physical and financial health,” in light of the war on women’s bodies and the disproportionate impact that cuts to social security and oppressive bail requirements have on women.

In total, Biden made four major, women-centered promises to viewers.

“I commit that if I’m elected president and I have an opportunity to appoint someone to the courts, I’ll appoint the first black woman to the courts,” Biden said—adding, “It’s long overdue.”…

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