O’Rourke Dodges On Whether Pro-Lifers Are Welcomed in the Dem Party

Washington Free Beacon | 6/9/2019 | Nic Rowan
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BY: Nic Rowan

Presidential hopeful Robert Francis O'Rourke dodged on whether or not people who hold pro-life views are welcome in the Democratic party, saying that he thinks it is unlikely that the party will ever nominate a candidate who does "not believe in a woman's right to choose" on abortion.

O'Rourke - Comments - Sunday - Morning - Interview

O'Rourke's comments came during a Sunday morning interview on ABC's This Week, following former Vice President Joe Biden's flip-flop on the Hyde Amendment, a decades-long ban on federally funded abortions. Host George Stephanopoulos asked O'Rourke for his opinion on the move.

"I can just tell you that I've always known what I thought on this issue: that every single woman in this country should be able to make her own decisions about her own body," O'Rourke said. "Every single session in the United States Congress I voted to repeal the Hyde Amendment. I co-sponsored legislation to do the same."

O'Rourke - Judges - Roe - Wade

O'Rourke added that, if elected, he would nominate judges that would uphold Roe v. Wade...
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