How Republican and Democratic women are standing up for abortion rights

As it turns out, putting the most basic human right into the hands of the state is not a popular policy.

Sept. 12, 2022
By Liz Plank, MSNBC Opinion Columnist

The midterm sprint has begun, and so far, it seems like the tide may be turning for Republicans. When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., claimed in the spring that the Biden administration’s “incompetence” would mean Democrats were “headed toward a pretty good beating,” he may not have envisioned just how unpopular the Republican promise to end abortion would be with the American public.