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Al Sharpton on Abortion

Reverend; Civil Rights Activist; Democratic Candidate for President


Women can choose about their life and their body

Q: How do you feel about abortion?

A: I think women should have the right to choose what happens to their own life, body and choices.

Source: Concord Monitor / WashingtonPost.com on-line Q&A Nov 5, 2003

Conserve Roe v. Wade

I want to conserve Roe v. Wade.
Source: Interview on FOX Mar 6, 2003

Abortion is wrong, but let women choose

My religion says that abortion is wrong. And while I may believe that life begins when the sperm meets the egg, and that only God should decide whether to take a life, I will not stand in the way of a woman's right to choose. If women do not have a right to choose, then it's a civil rights violation.
Source: Al On America, by Rev. Al Sharpton, p. 89 Jan 1, 2002

His Supreme Court nominees will allow right to choose

I would only appoint justices to the Supreme Court who are for women having the right to choose whether or not they will have an abortion. Now, I can believe something without having to impose my beliefs on others. That's true separation of church and state.
Source: Al On America, by Rev. Al Sharpton, p. 89 Jan 1, 2002

Other candidates on Abortion: Al Sharpton on other issues:
George W. Bush
Dick Cheney
John Edwards
John Kerry

Third Party Candidates:
Michael Baradnik
Peter Camejo
David Cobb
Ralph Nader
Michael Peroutka

Democratic Primaries:
Carol Moseley Braun
Wesley Clark
Howard Dean
Dick Gephardt
Bob Graham
Dennis Kucinich
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