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Trump: leave abortion issue to states

April 08, 2024

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CWN Editor's Note: Former President Donald Trump has stated that laws regarding abortion should be left to the individual American states.

In a video message, the presumptive Republican candidate for the White House—who has drawn strong support from the pro-life movement—said:

My view is now that we have abortion where everybody wanted it from a legal standpoint, the states will determine by vote or legislation or perhaps both. And whatever they decide must be the law of the land — in this case, the law of the state.

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  • Posted by: grateful1 - Apr. 10, 2024 8:23 PM ET USA

    Trump's decision wasn't "waffling"--it was prudent & necessary. He supports Dobbs, which overruled Roe after 50 years & which we won only because he appointed 3 pro-life Supreme Ct. justices. If he picks a time limit, he will almost surely lose the Presidency (as we did the 2020 mid-terms), & the next S.Ct. justices will be picked by Biden/Harris. We pro-lifers have our work cut out for us, state by state. Let's quit whining & get to work.