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As shockwaves from the leaked US Supreme Court draft majority opinion overturning Roe v. Wade continue to reverberate, both Republicans and Democrats seek political leverage and legislative solutions to score wins ahead of the 6 November midterm elections. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is attempting to revive the Women’s Health Protection Act, permitting abortion on the grounds that it prevents a risk to the loosely defined concept of “health”. In response, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) floated the idea of a national abortion ban.