Unpacking Democratic Ad Attacking DeSantis, Florida Abortion Law
Ahead of a Fox News debate between California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an ad from a political action committee tied to Newsom claims that a law signed by DeSantis would subject women who get an abortion after six weeks to felony charges.
DeSantis’ campaign calls the claim “a lie,” citing DeSantis’ insistence in media interviews that the law does not criminalize women who get abortions, only physicians who perform them.
Nonetheless, Democrats cite ambiguity in the language of the new law, which would make it a felony for...