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Tom Ridge on Abortion

Secretary of Homeland Defense; Former Republican Governor (PA)

 


Pro-choice

Ridge was mentioned as a possible nominee for vice president in 1996, but some conservatives complained about his pro-choice views on abortion, and he asked not to be considered.
Source: National Journal, the Almanac of American Politics , Jan 28, 2000

Allow abortions, with limits; no partial-birth

Source: 1998 PA National Political Awareness Test , Jul 2, 1998

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