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Why Didn't Abortion Rights Protests Sweep Nation Like Black Lives Matter?

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Many will recall the summer of 2020 as a summer of protests. They raged night after night, first in Minneapolis and then in cities across the country.

In the days and weeks after a video capturing the excruciating final moments of George Floyd's life went viral, millions of Americans from all walks of life took to the streets to declare that Black lives matter and prompted a reckoning of America's history of racial injustice.

Some anticipated a similar uprising this summer should the Supreme Court overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark ruling that had guaranteed a right to abortion nationwide for almost 50 years.

After a leaked draft opinion in May suggested the court was poised to strike down Roe, one group vowed a "night of rage" if it happened.

Abortion rights protesters regularly protested outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. and in other places after the leak, unsure...

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