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Jay Townsend on Abortion

 


Roe v. Wade should be overturned

Republican Gary Berntsen and Jay Townsend shared many of the same positions in opposing New York's senior senator. Additionally, they each said the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that made abortion legal should be overturned by the court.

During th YNN-NY1 debate's "lightning round," consisting of yes-or-no questions, Townsend answered that he was once arrested. He told reporters afterward that it was "an exchange of words" 10 years ago, the charge was thrown out and he was acquitted.

Source: WIVB 4 report on YNN-NY1 2010 N.Y. Senate debate Aug 24, 2010

Opposes both federal abortion funding & judicial activism.

Townsend opposes the CC survey questions on abortion & strict interpretation

The Christian Coalition voter guide [is] one of the most powerful tools Christians have ever had to impact our society during elections. This simple tool has helped educate tens of millions of citizens across this nation as to where candidates for public office stand on key faith and family issues.

Source: Christian Coalition Survey 10-CC-q1 on Aug 11, 2010

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