Republicans Who Support Abortion Rights Are Fighting for Their Political Future

Alice Miranda Ollstein of Politico reports that Todd Stephens, a Pennsylvania Republican state senator who supports abortion rights, is struggling with voters who also support abortion rights in his reelection bid. She writes, “As the number of states with near-total abortion bans continues to climb four months after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Democrats across the country are arguing that even Republicans who support abortion rights shouldn’t be trusted in state or federal office.” Jean Michelle DeNardo, a voter in Stephens’ district, said, “I voted for him in the past, but the stakes are different now. There are bigger things at stake that have to take precedence over the more local issues where I think he’s done a good job. There’s just a different level of urgency.”

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