Is America ready for post-Roe politics? ? ? ? ? ?

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We have two questions as the U.S. Supreme Court today considers oral arguments on the direct challenge of Roe v. It was not until 30 years ago.

First, does the new 6-3 court issue a ruling that violates the constitutional right of women to have abortions in this country?

And two, if so, what does American politics look like in the post-Roe world? Especially in these hyper-polarized times?

Nearly 50 years ago, Roe provided stability in a volatile and controversial issue.

But if you remove Roe, all states will need a position regarding fetal life, weeks when you may / may not be able to have an abortion, parental notice, sonograms and other possibilities (such as rape, incest or a threat to maternal health.).

And each major and national election may be governed by certain positions - all in a nation where the majority of Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, and where even many say they support Roe v Wade.

In addition, our August 2021 NBC News poll found that the majority of the country appears to be in the middle of a debate on abortion, with 23 percent of Americans saying abortion should be legal "most of the time," and another 34 percent say it should be always. illegal “otherwise.”

So hitting Ree - or pushing her back - could create political turmoil.

In a way, it reminds us of the Obamacare debates: Republicans wanted to repeal the health care law, but struggled to pass some of it in order to replace it.

As Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post recently wrote, Roe has been “an integral part of the pipe tape” that has held the country together for the past 50 years.

More from Robinson: “If states like Texas pass laws ending all abortions, those in power will travel to other states to terminate their pregnancies. Many poor people will risk their lives by seeking illegal abortions. Some doctors are likely to risk arrest. There will be a lot of pressure on pro-choice federal law, and abortion will be a hot issue in all congressional districts. "

"May our politics need more heat."

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Meanwhile, Harvard’s Youth Poll of Americans aged 18-29 find the majority (52 percent) believing that US democracy is failing or in crisis, with only 7 percent considering democracy as healthy.

That is worrying.

In addition, only 46 percent of these young Americans accept Biden's job as president.

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Data Download: Numbers you need to know today

3: Number of people killed when a Michigan teenager shoots 11 people at a Detroit high school.

5,123: The number of new daily coronavirus infections in South Korea reported Wednesday, a national record.

13: The number of members of the FDA advisory board voted to recommend Merck an antiviral test for coronavirus, with 10 votes against it. The decision is now with the FDA.

48,567,081: Number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in the United States, according to the latest data from NBC News and health officials. (That is 104,984 others since yesterday morning.)

785,159: The number of deaths in the United States from the virus so far, according to the latest data from NBC News. (1,365 from yesterday morning.)

460,773,508: Total number of vaccines administered in the U.S., according to each CDC. (1,538,717 from yesterday morning.)

41,126,064: Number of booster vaccines administered in the U.S., according to each CDC. (878,174 from yesterday morning.)

59.4 percent: The proportion of all Americans fully vaccinated, according to the CDC.

71.1 percent: The proportion of all Americans 18 years and older who are fully vaccinated, according to each CDC.

What is different about the appointment of Drs. Oz

Celebrities running for office are not new. New, however, celebrities like Drs. Oz (who announced his candidacy for the Pennsylvania Senate on Tuesday) and Matthew McConaughey (who took over from the Texas governor) have no real political career before considering their applications for the post.

Arnold Schwarzenegger, for example, sponsored voting programs in California before running for office in 2003; she was also married into a political family at the time.

Al Franken became involved in national politics before running for the Minnesota Senate seat.

And even Donald Trump was Mitt Romney's main sponsor during the 2012 presidential election before his presidential bid in the next round.

But what of Dr. Oz’s previous work in national politics? He handed that controversial body to Trump in the last two months of the '16 election. He also served on President Trump's sports council at the time.

That's all.

As we mentioned earlier, the race to replace Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., Is open - to both Republicans and Democrats.

But the highlight of Drs. Oz - with the exception of his celebrities - how little he has been involved in American politics so far.

However, will Oprah comment on Dr. Oz's request?

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