When West Virginia’s legislature voted to ban abortion after 20 weeks’ gestation in March, West Virginia Democrats overwhelmingly backed the ban, deliberately defying the national party’s support of abortion rights.
Among the suggested messaging strategies on how Republican male candidates should engage female voters are: Speak more humanely about abortion and don’t opine on the female body’s abilities if you’re not a doctor.
According to the Associated Press, the Susan B. Anthony List’s political action committee plans to spend around $10 million on this election.
Some voters may just be coming back from summer vacation, but politicians and political action groups in New Jersey, Virginia, and Georgia are in full campaign mode.
The anti-choice group wants the Supreme Court to strike an Ohio law that prevents lying in political ads, claiming it’s a violation of the group’s political speech rights.
The SBA List recently announced a new national campaign to elect women who oppose abortion, showing how much the group’s mission has shifted over the past several years from electing “pro-life” women to supporting many anti-choice men.
Everyone is a target just for allowing abortion to exist, and anti-choicers don’t care who might be caught in the crossfire.
Pregnant from your rapist? Too bad. Have that baby anyway.
The leading anti-choice women in politics group has never asked a woman to keynote their annual gala.
Faced with polls saying that eight in 10 Americans think abortion should be legal when a pregnancy results from rape, anti-choice activists are actually pushing for more public discussion of the issue. It’s part of a long-term campaign to try to change Americans’ minds and to bring the country closer to banning abortion in nearly all cases.