Five Political Hot Spots

In some states the abortion battle is already near boiling point

Abortion is expected to become a fighting issue in almost every state. But in a handful, it is coming to a head right now:

NEW JERSEY: First Target

Only hours after the Supreme Court's decision inviting states to enact restrictions on abortion, Democratic Congressman James Florio, who is running for Governor, announced he would veto any such legislation if he is elected. His Republican opponent, Congressman Jim Courter, sought the support of the state's Right to Life organization in a primary battle against seven adversaries. But last week Courter began to hedge, asserting that while he would support restrictions on abortion,...

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