Abortion Pill Battle Threatens to Further Box In GOP

Apr 13, 2023

“It’s up to politicians to put it front and center in terms of the stakes of the campaign,” said Katie Paris, founder of Red Wine and Blue, a group that seeks to turn out the vote among suburban women. “I think any candidate who chooses to do that in 2024 is going to have a pretty clear-cut case to make.”

For the first time in 15 years, Democrats won a majority on the Wisconsin state Supreme Court after Milwaukee judge Janet Protasiewicz spent millions on advertisements touting her support for abortion rights. The state court will likely decide the legality of a pre-Civil war abortion ban, so her victory only showcased how powerful reproductive rights remain for liberal voters.

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