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Anti-Abortion Movement Faces Divisions in Post-Roe Politics

  • Movement divided on criminalization, rape and incest exception
  • Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe means fight turns to states
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Roe Ruling Shifts Decision Making to the States: Harvard's Kamarck
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Abortion opponents, having secured their decades-old dream, are finding they don’t all agree on what to target next.

Now that the US Supreme Court has overruled the landmark Roe v. Wade decision, anti-abortion advocates have to hash out details in states and courtrooms, such as whether to punish women for getting the procedures, put limits on abortion medication or do away with exemptions for rape and incest victims or even to save the mother’s life.