BREAKING: GOP Shifts Stance on Abortion in New Platform, Emphasizes State Control

BREAKING: GOP Shifts Stance on Abortion in New Platform, Emphasizes State Control


A new platform, which was released by the Trump campaign and voted to adopt by the Republican National Committee (RNC) platform committee Monday, does not mention a federal abortion ban. Rather, the adopted language affirms the right of states to pass legislation limiting abortion:

“We believe that the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States guarantees that no person can be denied life or liberty without due process and that the states are, therefore, free to pass laws protecting those rights” it reads. 

The platform aligns more with former President Donald Trump’s take on the abortion issue and will be finalized by a vote of the full convention body next week.

 National Review explains that in the 2016 and 2020 platforms, the

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