Armed homeowners Mark T. and Patricia N. McCloskey stand in front their house as they confront protesters marching to St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson's house on June 28, 2020. The protesters called for Krewson's resignation for releasing the names and addresses of residents who suggested defunding the police department. (Laurie Skrivan/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS)
Where Things Stand: Anti-Abortion Activists Have Been Collecting Data That Could Be Used To Target Abortion Seekers
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A recent report from MIT Technology Review sheds light on the ways in which anti-abortion activists have collected data on-site at abortion clinics over the past several decades to go after doctors and others carrying out the procedure.

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Abortion Bans With No Exceptions For Rape Or Incest Were Always Part Of The GOP’s End Game 
Since 2004 the Republican Party platform opposed abortion without any delineated exceptions.
The State Behind Roe’s Likely Demise Also Does The Least For New Parents in Need
Mississippians on Medicaid lose coverage a mere 60 days after childbirth. “When women don’t have that coverage, what happens is they die,” says one expert.
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.

Draft Overturning Roe Quotes Infamous Witch Trial Judge With Long-Discredited Ideas On Rape
Justice Alito’s leaked opinion cites Sir Matthew Hale, a 17th-century jurist who conceived the notion that husbands can’t be prosecuted for raping their wives, who sentenced women to death as “witches,” and whose misogyny stood out even in his time.
Listen To This: The Draft

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

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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