Groups pushing for a ban on abortion are giving thousands of dollars to endangered Republican Senator Susan Collins.
“Since Collins cast her vote in 2018, she has raised about $200,000 from major donors to the Federalist Society, many of whom had never given to Collins before, according to The Daily Beast.
Collins, who for years appealed to women voters by stylizing herself as that rarest of all political birds — a pro-choice Republican — received the contributions to her campaign and two affiliated political action committees from 39 donors connected to the vehemently pro-life Federalist Society, including its former executive vice president Leonard Leo.” [READ MORE]
Collins backed Supreme Court justice Brett Kavanaugh, who has ruled in favor of the position to ban abortions. Collins is falling behind her pro-choice Democratic opponent.