Democrats say the potential risk to abortion rights may encourage their base within the 2022 elections. But it surely may do the identical for Republicans, who wish to retake management of Congress.
- “I feel the wholesale reversal of Roe is a wild card,” mentioned David Axelrod, a prime Democratic guide and former advisor to Barack Obama.
- Hours after a leak of a draft resolution overturning Roe v. Wade was revealed, Democrats fired off fundraising appeals.
- However anti-abortion advocates say their base will probably be motivated to vote for these trying to prohibit abortion entry.
WASHINGTON – They gathered outdoors the courtroom inside hours of the leaked draft opinion being revealed Monday evening. Younger folks protesting the potential overturning of the proper to abortion determined by the Supreme Court lengthy earlier than their start – almost 50 years in the past.
Sam Heller, a 21-year-old pupil at Cornell College, mentioned she was shaking when she first learn the leaked court opinion, a draft from February revealed by Politico that known as the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling making abortion authorized “egregiously flawed from the beginning.”