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News Press Releases Donald Trump Abortion Reproductive Rights Monday, Jun 24 2024

Trump Isn’t Done Attacking Reproductive Rights

Jun 24, 2024

Today marks two years since the three Supreme Court justices nominated by Donald Trump helped overturn Roe v. Wade and restrict the right to abortion care for women across the country. Since the fall of Roe, Trump has praised the ruling and said it was working well despite extreme Republican state legislatures across the country passing draconian abortion bans.

Earlier this year, Trump showed his desire to go further in restricting reproductive rights, saying he was “looking at” restrictions to birth control, the morning-after pill, and other forms of contraception. Trump leaned on the reproductive health chaos he unleashed at the state level by supporting the overturn of Roe, saying, “We are also, you know, things really do have a lot to do with the states. And some states are going to have different policies than others.” 
Donald Trump has floated multiple anti-abortion zealots as potential picks as his vice president: 

  • Doug Burgum signed a near-total ban on abortion as governor of North Dakota with no exceptions for rape or incest.
  • Ben Carson supported a national abortion ban.
  • Byron Donalds supported a national abortion ban.
  • Marco Rubio supported several national abortion bans as recently as 2021.
  • JD Vance announced his support for a national abortion ban in 2023.
  • As a presidential candidate, Tim Scott said “our immediate priority” should be passing a national abortion ban.

Trump also proposed multiple anti-abortion extremists as cabinet leaders in a second administration: 

Even Trump’s RNC Platform Committee is led by anti-abortion zealots: 

Published: Jun 24, 2024

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