Abortion rights protesters rally in cities across the United States

Hundreds gathered in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and Washington D.C. days after a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion was leaked to the public suggesting the court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade.

By The Associated Press
Sat., May 7, 2022

CHICAGO (AP) — Abortion rights protesters rallied in cities around the United States on Saturday, vowing to fight to ensure that abortion remains a legal option for women nationwide.

Hundreds gathered in Chicago, Atlanta, Houston and other cities days after a draft U.S. Supreme Court opinion was leaked to the public suggesting the court is poised to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade case that legalized abortion nationwide. The draft opinion, which comes amid nearly 50 years of federal abortion protections, could change before the ruling is finalized in coming weeks.

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‘This is a fundamental right’: Abortion rights supporters gear up for 2022 midterms as Roe comes ‘under real threat’

A decision by the Supreme Court in 2022 could turn the battle for control of Congress upside-down, John Bowden writes

Jan 3, 2022

When hundreds of activists on both sides of the abortion debate squared off in front of the Supreme Court last month, the 2022 midterms were not at the top of either faction’s agenda.

A month later as President Joe Biden’s first year in office comes to a close, though, the significance of the Supreme Court’s upcoming decision is a key issue for major liberal groups gearing up to defend the Democratic Party’s House and Senate majorities.

Continued: https://www.independent.co.uk/independentpremium/us/abortion-2022-midterms-activists-candidates-b1985681.html