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Public opinion on abortion is turning away from Republicans

Jul 10, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs

Opinions on abortion tend to move slowly, if at all. While there are nuances in public sentiment involving policy and legal complexities related to the issue, for most people the overall topic is something about which they've pretty much decided how they feel - that is, until we enter a period of potential change, when it gets thrust to the forefront of the national debate.

That has been happening lately with the passage of laws in Republican-run states attempting to restrict or virtually ...