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Here’s How Abortion Rights Played Out in Midterm Elections Across the Country

posted on November 8, 2018

The Washington Post’s Samantha Schmidt and Michelle Boorstein write about the impact of Tuesday’s midterm elections on abortion rights in the United States. They write, “Antiabortion advocates gained clear legislative victories in Alabama and West Virginia, where voters passed constitutional amendments paving the way to ban abortion if the new conservative consensus on the Supreme Court overturns the landmark 1973 ruling that outlawed restrictions on the procedure before the fetus is viable.” They add, “Abortion rights advocates say there is evidence this year that religious conservatives are treating the topic of abortion a little more critically in deciding how to vote.”

Read at The Washington Post