According to a new poll, when voters were informed about the religious Republican drive to ban access to legal abortion in the states, they were “disgusted and angry” and two-thirds of voters want Republicans stopped in their tracks.
All across America, lawmakers have been carving away at a woman’s right to authority over her own body. The last five years account for more than 1/4 of all abortion restrictions enacted since Roe V Wade.
The recent appropriations bill known as the CRomnibus could have been a lot worse for women’s reproductive rights and it is very fortunate for women that Democrats and President Obama succeeded in getting it passed.
The Guttmacher Institute issued a press release today that should frighten Republicans. Guttmacher points out that the administration could take actions but also, Congress could act through new legislation.