Fight over abortion comes to Oregon as Republicans target reproductive rights in U.S.
Bonamici said she is constantly trying to explain to colleagues in Washington that outlawing abortion won’t make it go away. It’ll just make it dangerous. Plus, she points out, studies routinely show that abortion rates go down under Democratic presidents, when contraception, preventative healthcare and sex education are widely available.
For Bonamici and other advocates of abortion rights across the country, Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court has brought a new sense of urgency in the fight to protect abortion rights.
It’s an intensity Chambers feels every day.
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