Trump says abortion policy should be left to the states * Pennsylvania Capital-Star

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  • Policy Leaning

    78% Extremely Conservative

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80% : ""IVF is an important part of that and our great Republican Party will always be with you in your quest for the ultimate joy in life," Trump said.
70% : "Trump said that the GOP "should always be on the side of the miracle of life and the side of mothers, fathers and their beautiful babies.
62% : "Today I'm pleased that the Alabama Legislature has acted very quickly and passed legislation that preserves the availability of IVF in Alabama," Trump said.
60% : "Biden-Harris 2024 Campaign Manager Julie Chavez Rodriguez said on a call with reporters Monday afternoon that Trump's video shows "his support for those extreme bans and made clear he will support these bans in all 50 states.
49% : In this case, the law of the state," Trump said in a nearly five-minute video he posted to social media.
48% : "Trump also addressed access to in vitro fertilization in his video, saying the Republican Party "wants to make it easier for mothers and families to have babies, not harder.""That includes supporting the availability of fertility treatments, like IVF, in every state in America," Trump said, later adding he "strongly supports the availability of IVF for couples who are trying to have a precious baby.
47% : WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced a shift in his views on abortion laws Monday, releasing a video advocating for state legislatures to make those decisions, not Congress -- and was immediately met with strong criticism from an influential anti-abortion group that said it should remain a national debate.
45% : In the video, Trump personally thanked the conservative justices on the Supreme Court who ended the right to an abortion and commented that he was "proudly the person who was responsible" for that ruling.
40% : The shift in his policy platform less than seven months before Election Day could be viewed as an effort by Trump to appeal to centrist Republicans and swing voters, especially women, as Democrats have sought to rally supporters behind reproductive rights.
40% : Trump was president before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2022 overturned the constitutional right to abortion it established in the 1973 Roe v. Wade case and reaffirmed in the 1992 Planned Parenthood v. Casey ruling.
38% : Trump didn't say in the video if he would veto such a bill or work to prevent it from reaching his desk, in the event he is reelected president and has a Republican-controlled Congress.
36% : "Trump thanked lawmakers in Alabama for enacting civil and criminal protections for IVF clinics so they could resume treatments after the state's Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos constituted children.
35% : ""Make no mistake, leaving it to the states is an endorsement of the cruel and dangerous abortion bans across the country made possible only by Donald Trump," Rodriguez said.
35% : Trump didn't comment specifically in the video about whether he would seek to enforce an 1873 anti-obscenity law that many anti-abortion advocates say could ban the mailing of medication abortion.
31% : "Trump said he supports exceptions to abortion bans to allow pregnancy terminations in cases of rape, incest and the life of the pregnant patient.
22% : How abortion became the central issue in Pennsylvania's Supreme Court racePresident Joe Biden wrote in a statement released by his reelection campaign that "Trump once said women must be punished for seeking reproductive health care -- and he's gotten his wish.
20% : "Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a New York Democrat, cast doubt that Trump would hold the stance for any length of time, writing in a statement, "Let's wait a few weeks and see what his new position will be.
19% : Ammar Moussa, director of rapid response for the Biden campaign, noted Monday that Trump did not decline to endorse a national ban during the video, as some news reports had indicated.
19% : "Anti-abortion organizations immediately expressed frustration with Trump's most recent campaign stance, while reproductive rights organizations questioned its truthfulness.
12% : "South Carolina Republican U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham also broke with Trump on the issue, writing in a statement that "the pro-life movement has always been about the wellbeing of the unborn child -- not geography.
8% : "Because of Donald Trump, one in three women in America already live under extreme and dangerous bans that put their lives at risk and threaten doctors with prosecution for doing their jobs," Biden added.

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