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1 year after Roe v Wade upset, 25 million women live in states with abortion bans, hiked restrictions -- Colorado protects rights - Sentinel Colorado

Jun 23, 2023 View Original Article
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    92% Extremely Conservative

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    40% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    98% Extremely Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -36% Negative

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65% : Anti-abortion groups said the 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide was undemocratic because it prevented states from enacting bans.
64% : Lawsuits have been the foundation of the abortion debate for decades, but now the burden is on abortion-rights advocates to prove that restrictions are too harsh, rather than on anti-abortion groups to prove they are justified.
58% : State legislation on contraceptives has aimed only to guarantee or protect access to it, and President Joe Biden last year signed a law to safeguard same-sex marriage.
57% : Only six states have no limit, and abortion is rare after 21 weeks.
55% : Many challenges rely on arguments about the rights to personal autonomy or religious freedom.
52% : But a judge put enforcement of that on hold, too, while the court case plays out.
49% : An executive order and laws to protect access to abortion and one to bar "deceptive practices" by anti-abortion centers have been adopted since last year.
48% : This included expanding a tax credit from $3.5 million a year to $10 million a year for people or businesses who donate to anti-abortion centers, which provide diapers, clothing and other assistance for pregnant women and have been accused of providing misleading information to steer women away from abortion.
48% : In the latter, lawmakers later adopted a new ban, but enforcement is on hold due to a court challenge.
47% : Twenty Democratic-leaning states have protected access to abortion.
47% : In Louisiana, where abortion was legal until 22 weeks' gestational age before Dobbs, the state reported more than 7,400 abortions in 2020, the last year for which full data was available.
47% : "We should reconsider all of this Court's substantive due process precedents," including cases that found married people have the right to obtain contraceptives, people can engage in private, consensual sex acts and the right to same-sex marriage, Thomas wrote.
45% : Along with five other plaintiffs, we fought back in Court and so far, have been successful at keeping abortion legal in Wyoming.
44% :One year ago Saturday, the U.S. Supreme Court rescinded a five-decade-old right to abortion, prompting a seismic shift in debates about politics, values, freedom and fairness.
43% : LAWS HAVE BEEN ENACTED IN 25 STATES TO BAN OR RESTRICT ABORTION ACCESSLast summer, as women and medical providers began to navigate a landscape without legal protection for abortion, Nancy Davis' doctors advised her to terminate her pregnancy.
43% : Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colorado: "A year ago, a radical Supreme Court majority stripped Americans of a fundamental right for the first time since Reconstruction -- and since then, 20 states have banned or restricted abortion.
42% : Bans on abortion no later than 12 weeks into pregnancy are on the books in nearly every state in the Southeast -- though some are not in effect.
42% : He said it's a change from the era before Roe v. Wade, when most states restricted abortion.
41% : Most Republican-led states have restricted abortion.
40% : As some states restricted abortion, others locked in access.
40% : In Colorado, abortion is not banned at any point in pregnancy.
40% : Polling from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research has found that the majority opposed banning abortion in the first six weeks of pregnancy, but most also favor barring abortions after 24 weeks of pregnancy.
38% : In 25 states, abortion remains generally legal up to at least 24 weeks of pregnancy.
37% :Legislative efforts to classify abortion as homicide or murder in South Carolina, Kentucky and Louisiana also have sputtered.
35% : Now groups are using medication to provide access -- however illegal -- in states where abortion is banned.

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