abortion ban

Where Things Stand: Most Americans Don’t Want SCOTUS To Do What SCOTUS Is About To Do
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New polling conducted by NBC News has found that American opposition to overturning Roe v. Wade is at a record high. The poll was conducted after the draft Supreme Court majority opinion overturning Roe was leaked earlier this month.

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Listen To This: Roe Reverberations

A new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast is live! This week, Josh and Kate discuss the reverberations and new dynamics since the bombshell draft Supreme Court opinion overturning abortion rights leaked.

You can listen to the new episode of The Josh Marshall Podcast here.

Where Things Stand: GOP Circulates Talking Points To Try To Sound A Little Less Like They’re Throwing A Kegger Over Roe
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In an effort to sound like the “compassionate” party, the Senate Republicans’ campaign arm is reportedly circulating a messaging memo among members that gives the GOP talking points on how exactly they should publicly celebrate the Supreme Court’s plans to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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In A Post-Roe America, Expect More Births In A Country Where Maternal Mortality Continues To Rise
The United States has the highest maternal mortality rate among wealthy countries. And it may get worse as abortions become more difficult to obtain, say public health experts.
Where Things Stand: A Link Between Backsliding Democracies And Abortion Bans
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There’s lots of brilliant think pieces from reporters, scholars and political observers to consume today to help wrap one’s head around the gravity of the last 24-hours. Here’s another take to add to the list this evening.

New York Times writer Max Fisher flagged a piece he published back in September 2021 here:

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Where Things Stand: DeSantis Joins Mad Dash To Make Abortion Illegal Before Doing So Is Even Legal
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As he has with most trendy right-wing political stunts, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) refused to be left out of the abortion-banning race.

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