SBA Statement Following the 2nd GOP Presidential Debate

For Immediate Release: September 27, 2023
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Washington, D.C. – Following the second Republican presidential debate, SBA Pro-Life America President Marjorie Dannenfelser issued the following statement:

“We thank Governor Ron DeSantis for his commitment to support minimum federal protections for babies in the womb when they feel pain by 15 weeks, while keeping states free to be as ambitious as possible for life. We thank Senator Tim Scott for raising this vital point in the debate and for advocating these protections for months, as has Vice President Mike Pence. This standard reflects the consensus of seven in 10 Americans, in contrast to the Democrats’ no-limits agenda of abortion on demand, paid for by taxpayers, at any time for any reason throughout all nine months of pregnancy. Momentum is growing and all GOP candidates should unify around this offense strategy.”

A recent New York Times/Siena poll found that 67% of Republican primary voters in Iowa, including 65% of women, support a federal law protecting babies in the womb at least by 15 weeks (49% strongly support).

Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America is a network of more than one million pro-life Americans nationwide, dedicated to ending abortion by electing national leaders and advocating for laws that save lives, with a special calling to promote pro-life women leaders.


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