How a new book about abortion can change the way Americans think
By the time of the 2010 midterm elections, Republicans had captured the House and were poised to take control of the Senate.
But there was a group of conservative voters who didn’t support them.
They wanted more control over abortion in the U.S. and, more importantly, they wanted to make it easier for them to do so.
In The Politics of Abortion: How the Abortion Wars Have Redefined America, Susan B. Anthony List President Susan B Anthony List Executive Director Marjorie Dannenfelser argues that a more conservative, “safe” abortion is one that “works.”
Here are some of the most important things you need to know about abortion in America.
A safe abortion is not a Republican issue, but a liberal one.
For a long time, the pro-choice movement has been accused of supporting the “war on women” and that conservatives are to blame for the rise of the abortion rights movement.
That perception is false.
The pro-life movement was founded on the principle of women’s rights and the right to life.
And although conservatives have sometimes been criticized for supporting the war on women, they have also often been critical of the idea of a “war” on abortion.
In a 2003 article, the New Republic wrote that, “In the Republican Party, abortion is the central issue.”
The article continued, “The pro-abortion movement is a political force, but it has a much larger constituency than the anti-abortion.
A conservative agenda has been enacted in Congress on a pro-pro-abortion platform, and pro-lifers in Congress have voted to defund Planned Parenthood and other organizations that provide abortions.”
In a 2014 article, Mother Jones noted that abortion rights supporters have been critical “of Republicans who have been too eager to go after abortion rights activists and to promote the pro–choice agenda.
The anti-choice side of the political spectrum has also been critical, especially on abortion rights, of the pro‑life movement.”
As an example, the magazine wrote, “Pro-choice Democrats who were elected to Congress in 2010 are a mixed bag of the left, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, Rep. Terri Sewell of Illinois, Rep (now Rep.)
Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico, and Rep. Jan Schakowsky of Illinois.
These Democrats are not pro-choicers.
They are not anti-discrimination.
They support a range of reproductive rights, but they also support abortion rights.
As a result, pro-rights Democrats are more willing to defend abortion rights than anti-rights Democratic candidates.”
In 2015, a group called the Campaign for Life Coalition reported that “pro-life and pro‑choice Democrats are often allies and sometimes allies-in-arms, working together to promote abortion rights legislation and oppose anti-choicer legislation.”
Pro-choice women want to make abortion more accessible and affordable.
In the last few years, pro-choice groups have made great strides in expanding access to abortion.
The Hyde Amendment, enacted in 1973, prohibits federal funding for abortions that are medically necessary and have the potential to kill a woman.
The ban was a huge victory for abortion rights advocates, who were able to gain access to safe, legal abortion for women who were at risk of being pregnant or in need of medical care.
The law also gave women who could afford to travel and had no other options access to medically necessary abortion care.
In 2018, the Trump administration announced that it would be changing the Hyde Amendment’s ban on federally funded abortions to allow states to expand access to abortions and other healthcare services for women at risk.
In 2020, the Supreme Court struck down the ban on federal funding to Planned Parenthood, and in 2015, the court upheld the ban.
Since then, more than two-thirds of Americans have seen some type of increase in their access to health care or paid family leave.
That is because of the Hyde amendment and other provisions of the ACA, which have increased the number of women able to access abortion care and the number able to earn paid family or sick leave.
A pro-active pro-lifer.
As abortion access has become more accessible, more pro-activists are supporting the cause of abortion rights as well.
For instance, the anti–abortion group Planned Parenthood Action Fund has been working to improve access to healthcare for women and girls.
For example, in 2018, Planned Parenthood spent $1 million on ads that ran in local newspapers in 14 states and the District of Columbia, targeting pro-advocacy women.
In 2016, the organization worked with local abortion providers to distribute flyers in women’s neighborhoods to help them understand what their options were.
The same year, the group helped deliver more than 2,500 pro-contraception flyers in more than 150 cities.
The group also created an online app for women that lets them search for clinics near them, make phone calls and send emails.
This year, it’s also partnering with Planned Parenthood’s