23 January 2023 - Protests across US to mark 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Women’s March draws thousands across US after Roe v Wade overturned
Poppy Noor (The Guardian, 22/01/2023)
Thousands of protesters gathered across the United States to protest the end of the federal right to abortion – marching on the the 50th anniversary of the Roe v Wade supreme court decision that made abortion a constitutional right in 1973, but which was struck down last year.
Republicans are now splintering over abortion rights
Zachary B. Wolf (CNN, 22/01/2023)
Sunday marks exactly 50 years since the US Supreme Court granted American women abortion rights with the Roe v. Wade ruling – and comes about seven months after the court opened the door for much of the country to take them away with Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.
Abortion Pills Will Be the Next Battle in the 2024 Election
Ronald Brownstein (The Atlantic, 20/01/2023)
The next front is rapidly emerging in the struggle between supporters and opponents of legal abortion, and that escalating conflict is increasing the chances that the issue will shape the 2024 election as it did last November’s midterm contest.
Anti-Abortion Voters Have Picked an Early 2024 Favorite. It’s Not Trump
Kara Voght and Tessa Stuart (Rolling Stone, 21/01/2023)
Two thousand attendees at the National Pro-Life Summit cast their votes on Saturday for their favorite prospective GOP nominee for president in 2024. The winner is: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis. It was the first 2024 straw poll conducted among anti-abortion voters, one of the Republican Party’s most loyal voting blocs.