“In March, a Senate vote on an abortion rights bill failed 46-48. This week, lawmakers are about to take the same vote, and ultimately get a similar outcome.” So why do it again? To get politicians on record. The Senate’s doomed vote on abortion rights, explained. Here’s an interesting fact to consider about Alito’s leaked draft opinion. If Roe is overturned, it will be the first time in American history that a personal liberty has been taken away by the court.

+ From WaPo: Some Democrats warn abortion rights demonstrators not to go overboard. Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed a bill to provide security for family members of Supreme Court justices. Good. I’m for that. Now they should pass a long overdue law to protect women who are trying to go from their cars to their doctors office to get reproductive health care.

+ “Reports of harassment, disturbance and violence outside the state’s clinics are skyrocketing, while the federal law meant to protect clinics doesn’t cover the kind of tactics common today.” Center for Investigative Reporting: Abortion’s Last Stand in the South: A Post-Roe Future Is Already Happening in Florida.

+ “The message was ‘intricately drawn’ in ‘multiple different colors,’ the police report stated.” Susan Collins Called 911 Over A Chalk Drawing Asking Her To ‘Please’ Support Abortion Rights.

+ Axios: Medical education of abortion could be erased in red states. But that education covers more than just abortion. “The politicization of our field has made the public think of abortion as a very separate thing from reproductive care when really it’s very much intertwined in what we do … Abortion care is very much intertwined with miscarriage management, with pregnancy care, with overall reproductive care.”