Skip to comments.Pro-Abortion Law Firm: 30 States Would Likely Ban Abortion if Roe Reversed
Posted on 11/08/2007 3:06:38 PM PST by wagglebee
Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) -- A leading pro-abortion law firm has released a new report saying thirty states are likely to ban most or all abortions if the Supreme Court reverses the Roe v. Wade decision. The firm also conducted a poll finding many Americans are unaware of pro-life efforts to get abortion bans in place for when the high court overturns the case.
The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights says Roe is under attack like never before with pro-life activists using new strategies at both the state and federal level.
It's most recent version of its report "What if Roe Fell?" finds that pro-life groups are advocating both immediate bans on abortion as well as trigger laws that would make abortions illegal if Roe is reversed.
"Across the country, a dangerous, but largely undetected movement is laying the foundation for a post-Roe world in which abortion would once again be a crime," Nancy Northup, president of the Center, said in a statement LifeNews.com received.
The center says seventeen states have introduced 38 abortion bans or trigger laws in the last three years.
Four states, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Dakota and South Dakota have introduced abortion bans and South Dakota's legislature was the only one to approve it (though voters there narrowly rejected the measure afterwards).
The pro-abortion law firm also reported that more than two dozen states would likely ban abortion or have trigger laws immediately going into effect after a potential Supreme Court decision overturning the major abortion case.
It lists 21 states as most likely to ban abortions in that instance: Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Wisconsin.
It classifies another 9 states as somewhat likely: Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, New Hampshire, and Pennsylvania.
Meanwhile, the abortion advocacy group hired Lake Research Partners to do a survey about Roe issues.
According to the polling data, 63 percent of Americans believe that Roe v. Wade is increasingly vulnerable under the current Supreme Court.
Another 60 percent are largely unaware of legislative efforts underway at the state level to ban abortion or put trigger laws in place. And about 58 percent of those polled are not aware of the current laws on abortion in their home state.
The survey reached 1,000 registered voters nationwide and it had a 2.7 percent margin of error.
And the other 20 states would be busy doing the abortions. Not a good solution, though better than what we have now
A thirty state ban would only help the Greyhound Bus Company.
If this were to happen the "buffer zones" for abortion mill entrances in my state would increase to about a mile and a half.
I’dlove to see a constitutional amensment, but this would certainly be a great start.
Looks like a partial list of states the abortionist Giuliani would lose should he wrangle the nomination. Add the rest of the blue states and you have a landslide for Hillary. Puke!
If Rooty Toot makes a “good” showing, he would lose as badly as Carter did in 1980 or Goldwater in 1964, the more likely scenario is that he would lose join the likes of McGovern and Mondale and be humiliated in a landslide.
And if she's too poor I'm sure liberals would try to subsidize abortion buses.
So, we are [insert expletive here] "zealots" because we don't think that 3500 American children should be murdered EVERY DAY?
Would you define YOURSELF as a "zealous" or just a passive supporter of infanticide?
I;m zealous. You misread my post.
But...but...this can’t be. We’re supposed to go for a hail-mary constitutional amendment and be purer than Ivory Soap. < /S >
Not if states that ban abortions forbid out-of-staters from coming there.
Fewer than 10 would completely ban abortion. 10-30 would have various levels of restrictions, and the balance would leave the bloody system as is.
Abortion stops a baby's beating heart.
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