Why abortion has become a trump card for Democrats in the US elections (and Republicans avoid the topic)

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  • Correspondent for BBC Mundo in Los Angeles

Abortion rights activists protest as guests arrive at the annual Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life Americas Gala Dinner and Fundraiser at the National Building Museum on September 13, 2022 in Washington, DC.

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“That’s my main motivation to vote.” Paxton Smith, an 18-year-old Texan, is speaking out about abortion.

This November 8th, she will go to the polls for the first time to choose her state’s governor and vote on who will represent her in the US Congress, in midterm elections that are crucial to the direction the country will take.

And after that in June The Supreme Court annuls the constitutional protection of abortionHe is very clear about who he will favor.

“I will vote for politicians who are in favor of the right to choose, because I know that they will be willing to pass laws that guarantee me control over my body, and thus over my life,” he explains to the BBC.

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