1 At least 26 states will ban abortion, 13 of which have trigger laws that go into effect immediately. 200 clinics will face closure and 36 million people of reproductive age will lose access to abortion.
2 Attacks by state legislatures on abortion pills; increasingly extreme state laws criminalizing abortion, doctors and anyone who aids or abets someone obtaining abortion.
3 The chairman of the House Democrats has already called abortion ‘the central issue’ on the ballot for the 2022 midterms, especially in swing states. Expect a push for a federal abortion ban in all 50 states if Republicans take over Congress.
4 Planned Parenthood Action Fund, NARAL Pro-Choice America and EMILY’s List will spend $150 million on the midterms across offices up and down the ballot.
5 The powerful anti-abortion organization ‘SBA List’ headed by Marjorie Dannenfelser, who is highlighted in ‘Battleground’, is spending $72 million during the 2022 midterms, which is $20 million more than they spend during the Presidential election.
6 Overturning Roe will have a domino effect on other laws that center around the right to privacy including the right to contraception, same-sex marriage and interracial marriage.