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Post Roe: Dems challenge GOP to show they care for mothers

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

The Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade's constitutional protections for abortion rights set off a contest between Democrats and Republicans going into the midterm elections over whose policies would do more to help vulnerable mothers and children.
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., who heads the Republican campaign committee in the Senate, said GOP lawmakers now have the responsibility to “do everything in our power to meet the needs of struggling women and their families so they can choose life.”
It's a recognition that, even with a focus on inflation and high gas prices that have...
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Biological daughter of 'Jane Roe' slams Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, saying it has been 'too many times' that a woman's choice 'has been decided for her by others'

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Attorney Gloria Allred and Norma McCorvey during a Pro Choice Rally, July 4, 1989 in Burbank, California. Photo by Bob Riha, Jr./Getty Images
The woman whose conception was central to the Roe v. Wade ruling spoke out against the Supreme Court's reversal.
Shelley Lynn Thornton told ABC News that she worries about what lies ahead.
"Too many times has a woman's choice, voice and individual freedom been decided for her by others," she said.
The woman whose conception sparked Roe v. Wade released a statement this week speaking out against the Supreme Court's Friday decision to overturn the 1973...
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