Joe Biden's Views On Abortion

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Background Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr. was born November 20th 1942 at St. Mary 's hospital in Scranton Pennsylvania, to Catherine Eugenia and Joseph Robinette. He had four siblings. Joe Biden assumed office on January 20th 2009, he is part of the democratic party, Joe Biden represented Delaware for 36 years in the U.S. Senate before becoming the 47th and current Vice President of the United States. One issue Joe Biden is very focused on, is abortion. Joe Biden is known as a devout christian, so on October 11th 2012, Joe Biden was posed the question on how his religion plays into his views on abortion. Biden responds with how Christianity social doctrine talks about how taking care of those who can 't take care of themselves, people…show more content…
But he won’t accept to impose abortion on others. He believes that a women should be able to control their bodies. On October 11th, 2012 he stated “I accept church rule personally, but not in public life.” Another big issue for Joe Biden is gun control, Biden believes that there should be gun abiding laws, Biden having drafted the last gun violence legislation realizes how hard the task ahead of him are. On May 9th 2013 Biden stated “Public supports gun control; Congress has not caught up” Source: Douglas Brinkley in Rolling Stone Magazine , May 9, 2013. A very big topic in the presidential debates is the war on drugs. Joe Biden has many opinions on why they shouldn’t be legalized. Joe Biden 's views on drugs are that they should not legalized, he believes that marijuana is a gateway drug. “Marijuana is a gateway drug; legalization is a mistake” Source: CelebStoner.com Entertainment News , Dec 24, 2010 Immigration is huge for Joe Biden, Biden stated that he is in favor of the border fence more for the purpose of halting drug trafficking than stopping illegal crossings. Biden believes the immigration system is broken and it needs to be fixed He hopes for a guest worker program as well. Biden voted yes on…show more content…
for farm work. In September 2007 Biden stated “Sanctuary cities exist because feds can’t enforce their laws.” (Sep 2007) A huge political is jobs, and Joe Biden as a kid had plenty of experiences of job trouble in his family. He can remember the day that his dad told him things were going to tough for a while he had to go to Delaware to get a new job. He believes that he can get unemployment under six percent. On Oct 11, 2012 in the Vice Presidential debate Biden stated, “We can & will get unemployment under 6%” Bidens thoughts on taxes are that the The middle class should pay less, and millionaires should pay a little more in taxes. In the 2012 Vice Presidential debate on Oct 11, 2012 quoted “Millionaires pay more; middle class pays less.” A recent debate that has come into focus is technology, Biden believes that any citizen should not be subject to a repressive global code when they send an email or post a comment to a news article. But with exclusive government control over all internet resources, would lead to a fragmented internet. On November 1, 2011 during the VP’s remarks to London cyberspace conference Biden quoted “No exclusive government control over Internet
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