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The Battle Over Abortion Rights In The 2024 Election

Allie Phillips, 28, cares for four children at her in-home daycare in Clarksville during the week. At 19 weeks pregnant, Phillips received news that her unborn daughter, Miley Rose, was not compatible with life. Due to the abortion ban in Tennessee, Phillips had to temporarily close her daycare in March 2023 to seek a life-saving abortion out of state.

Emily Moses

The Battle Over Abortion Rights In The 2024 Election

Allie Phillips, 28, cares for four children at her in-home daycare in Clarksville during the week. At 19 weeks pregnant, Phillips received news that her unborn daughter, Miley Rose, was not compatible with life. Due to the abortion ban in Tennessee, Phillips had to temporarily close her daycare in March 2023 to seek a life-saving abortion out of state.

Emily Moses

The Battle Over Abortion Rights In The 2024 Election

Abortion is a personal issue. But it's also political. And few things motivate voters and politicians like abortion rights. Over and over, U.S. voters have shown they're willing to choose lawmakers, presidents and ballot initiatives based on how they feel about abortion rights. We examine the role abortion could play in the 2024 elections. For sponsor-free episodes of Consider This, sign up for Consider This+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org. Email us at considerthis@npr.org

Allie Phillips, 28, cares for four children at her in-home daycare in Clarksville during the week. At 19 weeks pregnant, Phillips received news that her unborn daughter, Miley Rose, was not compatible with life. Due to the abortion ban in Tennessee, Phillips had to temporarily close her daycare in March 2023 to seek a life-saving abortion out of state.

Emily Moses

 

Abortion is a personal issue. But it's also political. And few things motivate voters and politicians like abortion rights.

Over and over, U.S. voters have shown they're willing to choose lawmakers, presidents and ballot initiatives based on how they feel about abortion rights.

We examine the role abortion could play in the 2024 elections.

For sponsor-free episodes of Consider This, sign up for Consider This+ via Apple Podcasts or at plus.npr.org.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org

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