IN THE STATES: Trump’s Extreme Abortion Bans Send Shockwaves Throughout the Country

This week, the horrifying news of the Arizona Supreme Court’s decision to uphold a near-total abortion ban dating back to 1864 sent shockwaves throughout the country. Women in Arizona and across the country witnessed news of this 160-year-old ban becoming reality – and it’s all because of Donald Trump.  

  • In Arizona: Arizona Republic: National Democrats hit Trump and Schweikert for backtracking on reproductive rights
  • In Arizona: AZ Family: Biden campaign launches abortion ad in Arizona days after court ruling
  • In Arizona: Arizona Republic: Arizona reacts to state Supreme Court implementing 1860 abortion law
  • In Arizona: Arizona Republic: What Arizona leaders and lawmakers are saying about abortion ban after high court ruling
  • In Arizona: KVOA: Arizona Supreme Court’s decision on abortion access sparks controversy
  • In Arizona: KSWT: Local community reacts to near total abortion ban ruling
  • In Arizona: 12 News: Arizona Supreme Court rules all elective abortions are now ‘illegal,’ 1864 law can be enforced
  • In Arizona: Copper Courier: Arizona Republicans rush to distance themselves from abortion ban they fought for

Nationwide, Trump’s extreme abortion bans were under fire as Americans from coast to coast read news that Donald Trump is responsible for women’s reproductive rights being ripped away from them.

  • In Florida: Florida Phoenix: Dems vow to hold Trump accountable for 6-week abortion law about to go into effect in Florida
  • In Michigan: Michigan Advance: Whitmer “confident” Trump will sign a federal abortion ban if given the opportunity
  • In Nevada: KOLO: Nevada Representatives express anger over Arizona abortion decision
  • In North Carolina: ABC11: 2 women impacted by abortion restrictions, campaign for Biden in North Carolina
  • In North Carolina: Queen City News: As CLT becomes surge point for abortion access, some women fear Trump will restrict it even further if re-elected
  • In North Carolina: News & Observer: Biden supporters, including women who miscarried, blast Trump on abortion at NC event
  • In Pennsylvania: Penn Capital-Star: Gov. Shapiro calls Trump agenda ‘too dangerous and extreme’ ahead of Pennsylvania campaign visit
  • In Utah: ABC4 Utah: Utah Democrats respond to Trump’s taking credit for ‘extreme abortion bans’

Across the states, Trump’s Republican Party doubled down on its MAGA madness – from supporting extreme abortion bans with no exceptions for rape or incest to election denialism and employing dangerous individuals who threaten to kill law enforcement. 

  • In Alabama: Alabama Reflector: Republicans scrutinize voting rolls and ramp up for mass challenges ahead of election
  • In New Hampshire: Granite Post: State Rep who threatened shooting spree of police is a NH Trump campaign chair
  • In Missouri: Missouri Independent: Republican National Committee courts election conspiracy theorists to help watch polls

Also this week, President Biden visited Madison, Wisconsin to unveil the administration’s new student loan relief initiative. The plan promises life-changing relief for 30 million borrowers when combined with other actions taken by the Biden administration, granting them newfound freedom to pursue their dreams without overwhelming student debt after Donald Trump left them behind. 

  • In Arizona: Arizona Republic: Second gentleman Doug Emhoff touts Biden student loan relief in AZ: ‘Fixing a broken system’
  • In Massachusetts: WWLP: New student loan forgiveness plan: What this means for those still paying after debt
  • In Pennsylvania: Fox43: President Biden announces new student loan forgiveness plan during Wisconsin visit
  • In Virginia: Prince William Times: In Wisconsin, Biden underlines plans to help college students with ‘unsustainable debts’
  • In Wisconsin: Wisconsin Public Radio: Biden unveils student loan forgiveness plan in Madison
  • In Wisconsin: WMTV: President Biden visits Madison to announce new student debt relief plan
  • In Wisconsin: WisPolitics: Biden touts student debt relief plan during Madison stop
  • In Wisconsin: Madison365: President Biden unveils details of new student loan forgiveness plan in Madison

Vice President Harris made a stop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania this week to discuss the Biden-Harris administration’s latest actions to reduce and eliminate student debt for tens of millions of hardworking Americans and rally with local Democrats.

  • In Florida: Florida Phoenix: VP Kamala Harris in Philly to tout Biden administration’s latest student debt relief proposal
  • In Pennsylvania: WHYY: Vice President Kamala Harris unveils more student debt relief measures in North Philly
  • In Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Capital-Star: VP Kamala Harris in Philadelphia to tout Biden administration’s latest student debt relief proposal
  • In Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Inquirer: Vice President Kamala Harris schmoozes with Mayor Parker, other Philly Dems ahead of Pa. primary
  • In Pennsylvania: Philadelphia Inquirer: Vice President Kamala Harris, in Philly, promotes student debt relief plan
  • In Pennsylvania: KYW Newsradio: Vice President Harris swings by Philly elementary school to talk latest loan forgiveness program

President Biden is delivering tangible results to Americans, catalyzing state economies through historic investments and generating millions of jobs in both rural and urban communities. Nationwide, President Biden’s investments are building our economy from the middle out and the bottom up. 

  • In Arizona: 12News: More CHIPS, more jobs? Semiconductor manufacturing company to build 3rd factory in Arizona with support from CHIPS Act
  • In Arizona: AZPM: Arizona’s Clean Tech Boom: $90 billion invested, ‘thousands of jobs created’
  • In Arkansas: KATV: Biden-Harris Administration Grants $16.1 Million to Arkansas for Infrastructure Upgrades
  • In Oregon: Central Oregon Daily: North Irrigation Unit receiving $2.5M to install solar panels over canals
  • In Wisconsin: FOX2548: Senator Baldwin announces rural airport funding for Wisconsin
  • In Wyoming: The Cheyenne Post: Wyoming to Receive Close to $19 Million for Public Transit