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Abortion and the GOP

posted on August 31, 2012

At Religion News Service, Mark Silk reminds readers that the GOP’s stance on abortion has roughly stayed the same for the last 28 years – and that includes being against abortion in instances of rape, incest, or when the health of the mother is at stake. “As we contemplate the increased conservatism of this year’s Republican platform, we need to keep in mind that when it comes to abortion, the Party’s position hasn’t changed since 1984,” Silk writes. “GOP politicians clearly take their longstanding abortion plank seriously,” he concludes. “So should the rest of us.”

Read at Religion News Service