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Abortion Debate Ramps Up in States as Congress Deadlocks - Flathead Beacon

Jan 23, 2023 View Original Article
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    30% Medium Conservative

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  • Policy Leaning

    40% Medium Conservative

  • Politician Portrayal

    -8% Negative

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58% :Anti-abortion groups said their goal in overturning Roe v. Wade was to turn the decision back to the states, but now they are making clear that what they want is an encompassing national abortion ban.
50% : Some are even considering measures to ease their states' existing bans somewhat, particularly after Republicans' less-than-stellar showing in the 2022 midterm elections and voters' widespread support for abortion on state ballot measures.
48% : The new Republican-led House showed its anti-abortion bona fides on its first day of formal legislating, Jan. 11, passing two pieces of anti-abortion legislation that are unlikely to become law with a Senate still controlled by Democrats and President Joe Biden in the White House.
40% : In the meantime, Republican state Sen. Keith Regier has filed a bill there seeking to exclude abortion from the state's definition of a right to privacy.
39% : New York lawmakers this year may send voters a proposed state constitutional amendment to protect abortion, while New Jersey lawmakers decided against a similar proposal.
37% : Regier said he believes an individual's right to privacy should not apply to abortion because an unborn child also is involved.
32% : Kalispell Republican state Sen. Keith Regier has filed a bill seeking to exclude abortion from the state's definition of a right to privacyAnti-abortion advocates are pressing for expanded abortion bans and tighter restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned the national right to abortion.

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