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Republicans in Tampa are talking about the party's platform on abortion headed next week's convention.
Correspondent Shannon -- continues our series on the big issues in the campaign too fast attack boats.
Against the backdrop of Missouri Republican -- -- comments regarding abortion and -- GOP leaders hammered out the party's platform position on issues of life.
With no abortion exceptions for instances of rape or incest.
DNC chair congresswoman Debbie Wasserman -- immediately deemed the Republican position back for women and called on Mitt Romney to renounce it.
Unequivocally denounce -- last -- -- conclusion.
And the Republican Party platform that would -- step in the right direction for the GOP.
The -- campaign made clear Monday it would not oppose abortion in cases of rape.
The -- and -- claim today that as the GOP's nominee he owns the party's platform.
Ronnie has been accused of changing his position over time here's what he said in 1994.
I believe that since Roe vs.
Wade has been the law for twenty years.
That we should sustain and support it and I sustain and support that law and the -- of a woman to make that choice.
-- -- to 2012 Romney now calls himself -- 100%.
My view is that we should we should protect the the sanctity of life I'm born and and and and living.
And or -- unborn and born.
President Obama who says he -- Roe vs.
Wade at the center of his lesson plans while teaching constitutional law.
Has long maintained ties with pro choice allies like Planned Parenthood.
I -- somebody who who believes.
Have the ability to make often very difficult decisions about.
Barrel bodies and -- Issues of reproduction.
Well potential voters continued to -- the economy and jobs as their top issue.
They had been inundated with campaign ads on the issue of abortion and both sides of the debate believe it will be significant enough to drive people to the ballot box I think it.
Much more now than my husband I think for particularly for women and for younger women there is no question about abortion will drive voters to the polls -- has every election.
In every election there -- Zain it's significant advantage to the candidate the takes the pro life position.
Sources inside -- -- platform talks today say there was never any discussion about changing the party's 2008 platform language on abortion which also.
Did not include exceptions in the cases of rape or incest and also Dahmer told at the age an issue was never -- factor.
Sure is a factor for a lot of people out there today question but that would update that the panel tonight Shannon thanks.
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