Battle lines drawn, out of the Mariupol bunker and Jarvis goes pop

2022-05-13T07:00:00.0000000Z

2022-05-13T07:00:00.0000000Z

Guardian/Observer

https://theguardianweekly.pressreader.com/article/281569474318043

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The leaked release last week of a draft suggesting the US supreme court is about to overturn the landmark Roe v Wade ruling on abortion rights caused fury in much of the country. With polls showing around two-thirds of Americans oppose such a move, critics point to the Trump-era weighting of the court with conservative judges, along with voter suppression tactics in many states, as levers in a long-planned plot to implement Republican minority rule across the US. Washington correspondent David Smith surveys the lines for a coming battle that could tear the country apart, while Guardian US columnist Rebecca Solnit lays out a Democratic blueprint for resistance.

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