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White Women Are Helping States Pass Abortion Restrictions

Ronald Brownstein
White Women Are Helping States Pass Abortion Restrictions

In some of those states, polling shows that opposition to legal abortion is higher among white women than among white men. Activists held some 500 events in all 50 states on Tuesday to protest the new laws—a preview, they say, of the energy the measures will ignite in the 2020 presidential and congressional elections, particularly among the roughly 60 percent majority of women who support legalized abortion.