The High Courts Dobbs decsion against Roe v Wade abortion ‘rights’ brought on rush’s in some states to stamp out abortion totally….
It brought on the hope for some to push for a national abortion ban….
That was then…..
Post court call things have changed….
Poll after poll showing that the courts decesion was NOT approved by over 60% of Americans…
Voting afterwards confirmed the pushback….
Most Republicans out campaigning seem to have readjusted their comments mindful of the media reports and political pushback against limiting the abortion ‘Right’ and fears that other ‘Rights’ could be in trouble….
Supreme Court rullings that do NOT embrace the feelings on the “many’ and that harm them can force the other parts of the government to go around the veiws of a small number of High Court individuals ….
At the same time, efforts to advance a strict nationwide ban in Congresshave quietly fizzled. After pushing for a national “heartbeat ban” on abortion in the spring — which would have outlawed the procedure as soon as cardiac activity is detected, around six weeks of pregnancy — Republican lawmakers and some antiabortion advocates have retreated from the idea. Some legislators are now pushing for a 15-week ban; others have abandoned any kind of national abortion legislation….
Some Republicans have grown increasingly hesitant to discuss the subject of a national abortion ban on the campaign trail. In Arizona, Republican senate candidate Blake Masters removed any mention of his support for a “federal personhood law” from his website, legislation that likely would have banned abortion nationwide after conception. Masters’s website now says he would support a ban on abortions in the third trimester, around 27 weeks of pregnancy, which would affect a vanishingly small percentage of the abortions performed across the country each year.
On the state level, abortion rights advocates say that the gridlock in the legislatures has provided an unexpected window for abortion access in some of the most conservative states — at least temporarily.
When the West Virginia legislature adjourned in late July without passing a ban, the staff of the state’s only abortion clinic sat in the gallery and cried….