Wednesday, April 29, 2009
Washington Wire blog (Wall St. Journal): Live-Blogging Obama’s Press Conference, by Susan Davis:
...8:33: Eighth question on abortion, and his support of legislation easing state and local restrictions. “My position on abortion has been very consistent,” he says. His goal is to reduce pregnancies, particularly among teems. Notes he has a taskforce that is working with groups that support and oppose abortion rights to reach consensus. The Freedom of Choice Act “is not my highest legislative priority,” he said. We need to focus on areas where we agree.
The transcript of this portion of the news conference is available here.