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What trigger laws tell us about abortion policy and politics in the United States
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What trigger laws tell us about abortion policy and politics in the United States

Following the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the right to an abortion in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision, many US states’ trigger laws banning abortions in almost all circumstances have or are about to come into effect. Shyam K. Sriram, Maddie Sontag, Caroline Corker, and Emma Randich discuss states’ use of trigger laws to restrict abortion and how they show the wide-reaching effects of overturning of Roe v Wade in the US.  The June 24th, 2022 Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade has reignited debate surrounding abortion rights in America, as the country erupted in both protest and celebration. President Biden reflected on the “sad day for the Court and for the Country,” insisting that this decision was a “tragic error.” Meanwhile, former Vice Pr...