As voters across U.S. continue to back abortion rights, some foes are challenging democratic norms

Nov 19, 2023 View Original Article
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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

64% : Some Republican elected officials and anti-abortion activists around the country have responded to losses at the ballot box by challenging election results, refusing to bring state laws into line with voter-backed changes, moving to strip state courts of their power to consider abortion-related laws and challenging the citizen-led ballot initiative process itself.
57% : Anti-abortion lawmakers and advocates already have pushed back in a handful of states where voters sided generally with abortion rights.
55% : In Ohio, some notable top Republicans are rejecting anti-democratic suggestions and standing up for voters.
50% : Done.," Ohio state Rep. Jennifer Gross declared on the social media platform X, formerly Twitter, two days after voters enshrined the right to abortion in the state constitution earlier this month.
43% : As voters in state after state affirm their support for abortion rights, opponents are acting with escalating defiance toward the democratic processes and institutions they perceive as aligned against their cause.
39% : A panel of judges last month ruled that summaries written by Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft, an abortion opponent who is running for governor next year, were politically partisan and misleading.

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