Abortion rights could be key issue in 2022 midterm elections and state races


  • The battleground over abortion access has shifted to local and federal elections in swing states like Arizona, Florida and Georgia.
  • In Kentucky, state Rep. Atta Scott said she doesn’t want Democrats in her conservative state to back down from pushing back on abortion restrictions.
  • Abortion concerns could prompt more voters to turn out at the polls in the 2022 election.

WASHINGTON — With the Supreme Court’s decision giving states the power to decide abortion policy, the battleground over abortion access has shifted to local and federal elections in Swing states such as Arizona, Florida and Georgia.

There, anti-abortion and pro-abortion groups are already working to persuade voters to support candidates and legislation that support their positions.


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