Tuesday, November 9, 2010
Some New Republican Representatives Hold Radical Anti-Abortion Views
Politerati (Washington Post blog): The New Congress: The Anti-Abortion Hardliners, by Beth Harlowe:
Opposing abortion rights is a deeply held tenet of Republicanism. Some of the Republicans elected this year take it one step further. At least five members of the new class say life begins at conception, period. They make no exceptions in cases of rape, incest or danger to the life of the pregnant woman.
Representative-elect Frank Guinta (R-N.H.) said if given the chance he would vote for a complete ban on abortion with “no exceptions. . . .