The Anti-Abortion Movement’s New Distrust of Democracy

This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. In a recent Atlantic essay, the professor and legal historian Mary Ziegler wrote about the anti-abortion movement’s erosion of … Read more

The Herschel Walker scandal destroys anti-abortion voters’ moral standing

Ever since Herschel Walker announced his candidacy for the Senate last year, his campaign has been a fascinating sociological experiment in what happens when a politician’s stated policy positions are constantly contradicted by his actions. This week, we found out that Walker, who has labeled abortion “murder” and called for bans on the procedure without … Read more

Planned Parenthood Slams ‘Blonde’ for ‘Anti-Abortion Propaganda’

After making its Netflix debut on Sept. 28, Andrew Dominick’s “Blonde” has received an intense wave of criticism among viewers for several reasons, largely centering on its depiction and fictionalization of Marilyn Monroe’s life, which has been described as “exploitative.” Now Planned Parenthood has released a statement against the film, alleging it contributes to “anti-abortion … Read more

Old Anti-abortion Laws Are Taking on Unintended Meanings

Abortion opponents seem not to have expected some of the more draconian consequences of the Dobbs decision—that anti-abortion laws would prevent pregnant women who were not seeking abortions from receiving needed treatment for miscarriages, or that women facing dire medical complications from their pregnancies would not be able to get proper care. After all, the … Read more

Trump’s anti-abortion rhetoric is being used against him

The midterm sprint has begun, and so far, it seems like the tide may be turning for Republicans. When Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., claimed in the spring that the Biden administration’s “incompetence” would mean Democrats were “headed toward a pretty good beating,” he may not have envisioned just how unpopular the Republican promise … Read more

House GOP campaign chief defends candidates toning down anti-abortion stance: ‘I trust them’

Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) on Sunday defended GOP candidates who appear to have distanced themselves from former President Trump and their stance on abortion, saying he trusts them to know their districts and voters. Emmer, the chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), on “Fox News Sunday” instead turned the table on Democrats, alleging … Read more

How anti-abortion rights and white supremacist extremism overlap

Reports late last month of the arrest of a former Marine with ties to a neo-Nazi group highlight the dangerous and somewhat convoluted relationship between white extremists and the state of reproductive rights in the United States. The man, identified as a leader of the neo-Nazi group Rapekrieg, was reportedly spearheading a mass murder of … Read more

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