“My position has been clear throughout this campaign,” Romney told CBS News in September. “I’m in favor of abortion being legal in the case of rape and incest, and the health and life of the mother.”
The GOP candidate has previously said that he would defund Planned Parenthood and nominate Supreme Court justices who oppose Roe v. Wade, which upheld a woman’s right to an abortion until the fetus is viable outside the womb. Romney also claimed he would support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which would narrow the legal window during which women can legally obtain an abortion.
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