‘This is not hopeless’: the progressive prosecutors who vow not to enforce abortion bans

Posted on AllSides June 14th, 2022
From The Left
abortion, Roe v Wade, Prosecutors, Progressives
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Michigan’s attorney general, Dana Nessel, never thought she would have an abortion. But after finding herself pregnant with triplets in 2002, she faced an unenviable choice: abort one, or miscarry all three. “I took my doctor’s advice, which I should have been able to do,” she says in a phone interview.

Nessel plans to protect that same right for residents of her state if Roe v Wade is overturned this summer, as a leaked supreme court draft opinion indicates is all but certain.

If the draft opinion stands, 26 states are likely or certain to ban abortion ....

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