Vital federal role remains for regulating abortion, says Trump

Former President Donald Trump said the federal government has a role to play in regulating late-term abortions, but declined to specify what that role is in a speech to a conservative audience in Saturday night.

Trump has remained silent on the issue of abortion during his campaign for a second term, putting him in line with other Republican candidates, including his current biggest threat to the party’s nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, who given a six-week ban. and pregnancy. in his place. “There is still an important role for the federal government in protecting unborn life,” Trump told attendees at the annual meeting of the Faith and Freedom Coalition in Washington, DC, on Saturday night. “We will defeat the radical Democratic policy of very late abortion.”

Early miscarriages, which occur after 21 weeks, are extremely rare, accounting for only 1% of all pregnancies, and are usually due to fetal or fetal problems. music and mother’s life. Trump touted his record of appointing three Supreme Court justices, which gave the court a majority of conservatives who wanted to overturn Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 case that created federal abortion protections.

The issue of abortion could be a defining factor in the 2024 election. Republican candidates challenge Christian right-wing voters by promising to ban health care – South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott said he would ban it for 15 weeks, and former Vice President Mike Pence has promised to sign a federal ban on this.

A Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted on April 11-12 found that 56% of those polled said they would be unlikely to vote for a politician who supports laws restricting access to abortion, while 28% would already done that.

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