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It’s a Scary Time Nationally for Abortion Rights. Activists Hope Tuesday Brings Big Local Victories.

Demonstrators participate in a rally for Planned Parenthood at the Capitol in Austin, Texas, in April 2017. Jay Janner/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.If you support access to abortion, you’re probably pretty freaked out about Amy Coney Barrett joining the nation’s highest…

Trump Insisting Roe Is “Not on the Ballot” May Be Part of a New Republican Trend. Groan.

President Trump speaks during the first of three scheduled 90 minute presidential debates with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Tuesday. Kevin Dietsch/Pool/CNP via ZUMA Wire For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.“It’s not on the ballot; there is nothing happening there,” blustered President…

Saying the Quiet Part Loud (Again): Trump’s SCOTUS Shortlist Leaves No Question About What He Wants to Do With Roe

President Donald Trump at the 47th annual March for Life.Abaca Press/SIPA USA/AP For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis, the election, and more, subscribe to the Mother Jones Daily newsletter.As the time before Election Day continues to dwindle, President Donald Trump is trying to shore up or win back supporters wherever he can. For the…