(WASHINGTON TIMES) Pro-life forces have legislative momentum across the country heading into 2013, but pro-choice supporters also see plenty of opportunities to win in and out of the courts, as the nation’s political clash over abortion rights shows no signs of easing ahead of the 40th anniversary this month of the Supreme Court’s Roe v. Wade decision.

In the wake of November’s elections, 27 states now “enjoy a Republican majority in the legislature,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of the Susan B. Anthony List, which supports pro-life candidates.

“We expect these states to be fertile ground for pro-life legislation,” she said, noting that Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, a Republican, signed a pro-life omnibus bill Friday.

 

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