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Michael Benjamin on Abortion


Ban partial-birth abortion, except for maternal health

A CNN/Gallup poll in early 2003 showed that 70% of Americans support a ban on partial-birth abortions. Benjamin praised the Republican Senate leadership for successfully navigating S-3, the bill banning partial-birth abortions, onto the President's desk for signing. The ban should be maintained except when there exists related danger to the life of the mother. He also commended the 17 Senate Democrats for joining Republicans and making this a genuine bi-partisan achievement.
Source: Press Release, 'Oppose Partial-Birth Abortion' Oct 22, 2003

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