U.S. Senate Republicans shy away from proposed 15-week national abortion ban

They say the matter is best left up to state lawmakers

By: - September 13, 2022 4:00 pm

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, proposed a 15-week abortion ban but it will not be taken up by Republicans in Congress. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.