Every day since the draft Supreme Court opinion indicating conservative justices are set to overturn Roe v. Wade, Republicans have indicated what their post-Roe world looks like – criminalizing abortion, throwing doctors in jail, and potentially jeopardizing some forms of birth control and IVF treatments.
Yesterday, the Republican-led Oklahoma legislature passed a near complete abortion ban – setting the stage for Oklahoma to become the first state to fully outlaw abortion while Roe v. Wade is still standing.
Washington Post: “Oklahoma lawmakers pass bill banning abortions after ‘fertilization’”
New York Times: “Oklahoma Legislature Passes Bill Banning Almost All Abortions”
CNN: “Oklahoma lawmakers pass one of nation’s strictest abortion bills banning procedure ‘from fertilization’”
Axios: “The law could affect embryos created through the IVF process and some forms of birth control.”
Across the country, Republicans are pushing extreme measures that would result in full-blown bans on abortion with NO EXCEPTIONS for rape or incest, criminalize abortion, and threaten jail time for doctors.
CNN: “Nebraska GOP governor says he will call a special session to pass total abortion ban if Roe is overturned”
The 19th: “Republican state lawmakers prepare to quickly limit abortion access if Roe v. Wade is overturned”
PolitiFact: “Do Republicans want to throw doctors who break abortion laws in jail? Their plans say yes”
The Atlantic: “The GOP’s Strange Turn Against Rape Exceptions”
Poll after poll continues to show just how unpopular the Republican MAGA agenda on abortion is with the American people.
NPR: “Poll: Two-thirds say don’t overturn Roe; the court leak is firing up Democratic voters”
PBS: “Majority of Americans don’t want Roe overturned”
Forbes: “Overturning Roe V. Wade Makes Half Of Americans More Likely To Vote, Poll Finds As Most Oppose Harsh Abortion Restrictions”
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