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Tom Smith on Abortion

 


No abortion under all circumstances, including rape & incest

Tom Smith inadvertently waded into the war of words over rape and abortion. Asked about his stance on abortion, Smith said he opposed it in all circumstances, including rape and incest.

He then seemed to equate the trauma of a pregnancy brought about by rape with a woman's deciding to have a child outside marriage. Smith backtracked under later questioning, saying that the situations were not exactly the same but that "a life is a life, and it needs to be protected."

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer on 2012 PA Senate debate , Aug 29, 2012

Pro-life, period

Tom Smith is pro-life, period. He will work in the United States Senate to protect our most vulnerable citizens. He will not be afraid to hold officials in the Executive Branch and prospective judges accountable for their views and actions.
Source: 2012 Senate campaign website, tomsmithforsenate.com "Issues" , Mar 31, 2012

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