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Abortion Has Become Politically Fraught for Republicans

posted on April 25, 2023

Amy Harmon, David W. Chen, and Ava Sasani of The New York Times report, “The Republican Party has struggled to contend with abortion since the Supreme Court eliminated the constitutional right to the procedure last summer and sent abortion policy to the states.” The party is trying to strike a balance between appealing to its base, which supports further abortion restrictions, and the 65 percent of Americans that believe abortion should be legal. Mike DuHaime, the former political director of the Republican National Committee, said, “What Republicans need to do is get to a place where they talk less about the extremes.”

Read at The New York Times