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‘There’s a number of people who still take it for granted’

Political Theater, Episode 201

Supporters and opponents of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg rally outside the court on Oct. 14.
Supporters and opponents of Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to replace the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg rally outside the court on Oct. 14. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)

Few political issues are as polarizing as abortion, and now abortion opponents are on the cusp of a potentially epic win after decades of incremental gains.

History professor Jennifer L. Holland discusses the politics of abortion rights, which are in focus after the Supreme Court announced it will hear a challenge to a new Mississippi law that severely restricts the procedure, and will likely be decided shortly before next year’s midterm elections.

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