POLITICO: Murkowski, Collins face new abortion pressure on Kavanaugh


A newly released email by Brett Kavanaugh, weighing in on the future of abortion rights, is putting new pressure on two moderate Republicans who hold the keys to his confirmation.

…The Progressive Change Campaign Committee, NARAL Pro-Choice America and Demand Justice immediately launched ads in Maine and Alaska papers with a faux newspaper headline raising the prospect of women being jailed for seeking abortions following Kavanaugh’s confirmation. And Planned Parenthood Action Fund executive vice president Dawn Laguens said the email rendered Kavanaugh’s previous statements “meaningless.”

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