6 in 10 Americans favor 20-week abortion ban

Rick Moran
A poll taken by Huffington Post reveals an overwhelming majority of Americans supporting a ban on abortion after 20 weeks. This isn't much of a surprise. But those who "strongly favor" the ban outnumber those who "strongly oppose" by a 2-1 margin. Meanwhile, Planned Parenthood's Cecile Richards can't tell the difference between what Kermit Gosnell was doing and late term abortions. Weekly Standard: THE WEEKLY STANDARD: [Supporters of late-term abortion bans] say there's not much of a difference between what Kermit Gosnell did outside the womb to a baby at 23 weeks and a legal late-term abortion [performed] at 23 weeks on that same baby. What is the difference between those two? CECILE RICHARDS: I mean he was a criminal. And he's now going to jail. As I think you heard Senator Franken say and many women who have written about their own personal stories, it is very rare for a woman to need to terminate a pregnancy after 20 weeks. And quite often it's stories like one we heard...(Read Full Post)

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