Americans are reeling from the revelation of a draft Supreme Court opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade, penned by Justice Samuel Alito. While the Senate plans to vote on codifying abortion rights into law and several state governments have vowed to protect abortion rights, some states this week looked to new severe restrictions.
It’s now been a year and a half since the 2020 election, and calls for the results to be overturned are still dangerously numerous. Those calls have been fed by the parade of partisan election investigations, despite officials’ professions that those investigations were meant merely to verify the results.
This week came another victory in one of our lawsuits for records from the election inquiry in Wisconsin, with a judge ordering the State Assembly and Speaker Robin Vos not to delete records from the early months of the review.
Here are other stories we’re reading about the Big Lie and election administration from around the country:
This week, NBC News reported the tragic statistic that the United States has surpassed 1 million deaths from Covid, 27 months after the start of the pandemic. The World Health Organization estimates that globally, 15 million deaths were related to Covid-19, not only as a direct result of infection but also from overburdened health systems that were unable to treat other patients in need — indirect deaths that are not reflected in the U.S. toll.
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