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Opinion Attorneys general will be at ground zero in the new abortion wars

John Sutter: The fight over abortion after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade will occur in many states and forums. At the heart of this will be attorneys general, he says, who will be responsible for enforcing the law. Sutter says AGs in some red states will be key players in enforcement of abortion laws. He says this could also affect blue states where abortion is legal, and Democratic incumbent AGs are on the ballot in states including Michigan and Wisconsin. Meanwhile, Democrats are running to unseat GOP attorneys general in states such as Georgia and Arizona. If they are replaced by Republicans, and a Republican gets elected governor in those states, GOP-controlled legislatures in them could severely restrict or ban abortion, then centralize more enforcement power with incoming GOP attorneys

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