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Friday, March 30, 2012

Jimmy Carter urges Democrats to "tone down abortion focus"


“I’ve signed a public letter calling for the Democratic Party at the next convention to espouse my position on abortion which is to minimize the need, requirement for abortion and limit it only to women whose life are in danger or who are pregnant as a result of rape or incest,” he said.

According to Carter, reducing the focus on abortion, and advocating for its increasing rarity, would attract more voters to the Democratic Party.

“I think if the Democratic Party would adopt that policy that would be acceptable to a lot of people who are now estranged from our party because of the abortion issue,” he said.

Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/29/jimmy-carter-urges-democrats-to-tone-down-abortion-focus/#ixzz1qbtLOyDW


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