Trump’s promise and SCOTUS decision would be a winner for anti-abortion groups


Trump’s promise and SCOTUS decision would be a winner for anti-abortion groups

  • Once a grassroots effort, the anti-abortion movement ultimately helped shape the modern Republican Party, experts say.
  • “We are entering a new reality,” said a conservative Christian group leader.
  • It would be President Donald Trump, who campaigned on the issue as a candidate, who would put the final pieces in place by installing a 6-3 majority on the Supreme Court.

Anti-abortion forces across the country cautiously celebrated a possible victory nearly five decades after a leaked Supreme Court draft opinion suggested the court was preparing to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision granting a constitutional right to abortion.

“That was our primary mission, to elect a strong pro-life Senate and a president who would appoint pro-life judges,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B. Anthony List, a political organization promoting anti-abortion women in Politics. . “It’s super simple, as is democracy – but it was only achieved through a lot of focus and a very powerful organic pro-life movement.”

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