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Leubsdorf: Abortion key issue for both parties in 2022

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

When the Supreme Court rules in the coming months on the Mississippi and Texas laws substantially restricting abortions, it will do more than decide the future of its 1973 ruling legalizing a woman's right to end her pregnancy.
It will almost certainly plunge the long-simmering issue into the midst of the 2022 midterm congressional and gubernatorial elections at a time both Democrats and Republicans believe it could help them.
One is likely to be wrong. Or, perhaps, each will be right in some places and wrong in others.
Ever since the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision, abortion rights has been a...
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