USA – Conservatives Are Making Abortion Rights More Popular By Attacking Them

Conservatives Are Making Abortion Rights More Popular By Attacking Them
It seems some people don't know what they have until it's almost gone.

by Marie Solis
Jul 12 2019

Escalating attacks on abortion rights may be contributing to a surge in pro-choice sentiment, according to a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll.

The findings show support for abortion has hit a 24-year high in the U.S., with 60 percent of Americans agreeing that the procedure should be legal “in all or most cases,” and 27 percent saying it should be legal “in all cases.”

Continued: https://www.vice.com/en_ca/article/j5wzag/conservative-attacks-are-making-abortion-rights-more-popular-poll

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USA – Democrats need to win women in 2020. The debate showed the candidates know that.

Democrats need to win women in 2020. The debate showed the candidates know that.
Abortion, maternal mortality, and other issues that disproportionately affect women were front and center at the debate.

By Anna North Jun 27, 2019

“Democrats have been talking about the pay gap for decades,” moderator Savannah Guthrie asked at the first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday. “What would do you to ensure that women are paid fairly in this country?”

The question, and its answers, set a tone. Issues affecting women — as well as people of all genders who become pregnant — were front and center at the debate.

Continued: https://www.vox.com/2019/6/27/18760657/democratic-debate-june-2019-2020-gender-abortion

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Democratic White House candidates face grilling on abortion

Democratic White House candidates face grilling on abortion

AFP•June 22, 2019

Columbia (United States) (AFP) - Democrats running for US president in next year's election sat down with voters on Saturday to outline their stance on abortion, a long-simmering issue newly inflamed by attempts to curtail it nationwide.

With abortion now among the most-discussed topics in the presidential race, the candidates aimed to impress an audience cheering "Who decides? We decide!" at the conference put on by family planning organization Planned Parenthood.

Continued; https://news.yahoo.com/democratic-white-house-candidates-face-grilling-abortion-020817131.html

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