Pro-Lifers Turn on Trump After he States Abortion Regulations Should be Left up to States

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In statements released on Thursday, numerous pro-life organizations reportedly criticized former President Donald Trump for new statement put out by his campaign in which it expressed opposition to a federal abortion ban.

Steven Cheung, a spokesman for Trump, stated to the Washington Post on Thursday that he thought each state should determine whether or not abortion is permitted.

Shortly after Trump’s remarks became widely known, Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America issued a statement saying the organization would oppose any presidential candidate who refused to support at least a 15-week national standard to end gruesome late-term abortions while allowing states to enact additional protections.

A number of pro-life activists echoed the sentiment on social media, with some vowing not to vote for or support Trump unless he change his stance on the issue.

In 2018, Trump had stated his strong support for a ban on abortions beyond the 20th week of pregnancy, claiming that it would assist to promote the culture of life that our country strives for.

Trump stated in 2016 that women who have abortions should be punished in some way.

Prior to this, pro-life organizations blasted the president in January for remarks he made accusing supporters of No Exceptions abortion laws of being to blame for GOP losses in the 2022 midterm elections.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican who is expected to be Trump’s biggest opponent in the primary, signed a law on Friday banning abortions after six weeks.

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