Abortion battles fuel push against ballot measures

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Published May 20, 2023
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Policy Leaning Analysis

This article includes the following sentiments, providing an average bias score of 10% Conservative:

  • 1 positive sentiment and 5 negative sentiments for Abortion.
  • 1 negative sentiment for Planned Parenthood


Politician Portrayal Analysis:

This article includes the following Politician Portrayal sentiments, providing an average sentiment of 30% Negative and bias score of -30% Liberal:

1 negative sentiment for Ron DeSantis
1 negative sentiment for Sarah Huckabee Sanders


Policies:

Planned Parenthood
Abortion

Politicians:

Ron DeSantis
Sarah Huckabee Sanders

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16% "After a string of defeats at the ballot in red and purple states in the 2022 election, a growing number of GOP-controlled state legislatures ..."
-2% "Still, a coalition of abortion rights groups including local chapters of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU this month launched a citizen-led ballot initiative campaign ..."
-6% "Every state that put abortion on the ballot in 2022 voted in favor of protecting access to the procedure in some way, including Republican-leaning ..."
-6% "They want to put weed in our constitution next, you know, mandatory minimum wage, abortion.""
-12% "Abortion is still legal for up to 22 weeks.""
-14% Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) also recently signed a six-week abortion ban.nn"
-18% "Then last June, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and local activists sought to protect abortion in their states.""
-18% Arkansas voters previously rejected a 2022 effort to make it harder to get a constitutional amendment ballot question, but then in March the legislature ..."
-20% "Gonidakis said abortion is a policy decision that should be made by elected representatives, not enshrined in the constitution.""

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

58% : After a string of defeats at the ballot in red and purple states in the 2022 election, a growing number of GOP-controlled state legislatures and anti-abortion groups are pushing back.
49% : Still, a coalition of abortion rights groups including local chapters of Planned Parenthood and the ACLU this month launched a citizen-led ballot initiative campaign to try to put abortion protections on the ballot in Florida.
47% : Every state that put abortion on the ballot in 2022 voted in favor of protecting access to the procedure in some way, including Republican-leaning Kentucky and Kansas.
47% : "They want to put weed in our constitution next, you know, mandatory minimum wage, abortion.
44% : Abortion is still legal for up to 22 weeks.
41% : Then last June, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, and local activists sought to protect abortion in their states.
40% : Gonidakis said abortion is a "policy decision" that should be made by elected representatives, not enshrined in the constitution.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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