The media’s blatant failure in warning about the threat to Roe v. Wade

Posted on AllSides September 2nd, 2021
From The Left
Molly Butler / Media Matters

As then-President Donald Trump nominated conservative judges to the Supreme Court one after the other, some in media gaslighted their audience about the impending end of Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that protects a person’s right to access abortion without excessive government restrictions. Now, as the court’s inaction has allowed a Texas law to come in effect that essentially bans abortion at six weeks and empowers abortion opponents to be “vigilantes,” the media’s actions will stand in history as a flagrant collapse of competent reporting.

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