Anti-abortion groups could win a 50-year fight to end Roe. They aren't stopping there.

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How anti-abortion groups would shift goals if Roe v Wade is overturned

  • If Roe v. Wade is overturned, anti-abortion groups say they would shift focus to an array of other policy goals.
  • Some advocates say they’d work on restricting access to pregnancy-ending medication.
  • Others plan to pursue strategies to challenge local prosecutors who have said they won’t enforce anti-abortion laws.

Carol Tobias, president of the National Right to Life Committee, received a text from a friend Monday night minutes after a leaked draft opinion from the U.S. Supreme Court was made public. 

“It caught everyone off guard,” said Tobias, head of the nation’s largest anti-abortion organization. “I hope it’s true, but we’re just not going to assume anything until the final decision actually comes out.”

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