Full article here. https://www.huffpost.com/entry/abortion ... 1d8429c1f6In overturning a half-century of nationwide legal protection for abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that Roe v. Wade had been wrongly decided and that it was time to “return the issue of abortion to the people’s elected representatives” in the states.
Whether those elected officials are truly representative of the people is a matter of debate, thanks to another high court decision that has enabled control of state legislatures to be skewed to the right or left.
In June 2019, three years before its momentous abortion ruling, the Supreme Court decided that it has no role in restraining partisan gerrymandering, in which Republicans or Democrats manipulate the boundaries of voting districts to give their candidates an edge.
So states that are Blue can become more liberal and red more conservative, but in Red States they have shown that shift also reduces the the effects of POC voters to favor white voters, even in areas where POC are a majority.