With new reports today on how Senate Republicans are “running away” from their party’s uncompromising anti-choice laws that ban abortion – even in cases of rape and incest – here’s an updated look at where vulnerable incumbents stand:
Strategy #1: Duck & Dodge
Strategy #2: Stay Silent
Strategy #3: Pretend You Had Nothing to Do with It
GOP state lawmakers have said their legislation is specifically designed to use the Republican-stacked federal judiciary to overturn Roe v. Wade.
As one Colorado newspaper’s editorial board pointed out this week: Cory Gardner “dishonestly tried to assure Colorado voters in 2014 that, if elected, he would not permit erosion of women’s reproductive rights… In reality, he has since voted to approve the nominations of justices who were chosen by President Donald Trump in part because of their likelihood to reverse or debilitate Roe v. Wade.”
Here’s a look at reporting from across the country: