They are overreaching with the High Courts strike down of Roe v Wade…
But they ARE upfront in talkling about it…
Who thought they’d even get this far?
Republican women get abortions also…..
And these GOPer’s should check the polling support for the procedure….
Some House Republicans who oppose abortion rights are pushing legislation to implement a nationwide abortion ban at 15 weeks, coming just hours after the Supreme Court released its opinion overturning Roe v. Wade.
The push for such a ban is a notable effort given that Republicans have a strong chance to take back control of the House in this year’s midterms, and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy expressed support for the idea on Friday.
The legislation appears unlikely to advance in the Senate in the near future — due in part to the 60 votes needed to overcome a filibuster. Still, the early discussions represent the excitement energizing opponents of abortion rights, eager to capitalize on Friday’s victory….
Top House Republicans typically have been wary to push for stricter, nationwide abortion bans and are instead expected to focus their messaging on calling for bans on so-called late term abortions, which are rare. But Republicans feel like it’s a more popular message and that polling is on their side when it comes to late term abortions.
Other high-profile GOP supporters of the 15-week ban include Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio, would be in line to chair the House Judiciary Committee; Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana, who chairs the conservative Republican Study Committee; and Rep. Mike Johnson of Louisiana, a member of GOP leadership.
In anticipation of the Supreme Court ruling on Roe v. Wade, House Republicans have started discussing what anti-abortion bills they would put on the floor if they win the majority and have used recent closed-door party meetings to discuss their messaging and strategy on abortion….
The majority of Americans didn’t want to overturn Roe: 85-90%, according to most polls, think abortion should be legal in at least some circumstances.….