Roll Call: Anti-Abortion Groups Look for Wins in 2018

By Sandhya Raman, Roll Call

Groups that oppose abortion scored a series of wins last year, including the appointment of several conservatives to top Department of Health and Human Services positions, the House passage of a late-term abortion ban bill and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.

This year, leading conservative groups such as the Susan B. Anthony List and the Family Research Council are eager to secure further legislative and executive branch victories targeting abortion. …

The Susan B. Anthony List is on the ground in a handful of battleground states ahead of the elections, promoting candidates who oppose abortion. … “Our preparation is going door-to-door and talking to swing voters and/or the base on this particular issue about what their sitting senator has done to represent them on the abortion issue,” Dannenfelser said.

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