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-- a -- over abortion back in the spotlight after this controversial comments I mentioned earlier from the Missouri congressman Todd Aiken.
This week the GOP finalized draft of its platform ahead of the convention.
As in years past it contains strong language condemning abortion.
Now it's the democrats' turn to hammer out there abortion platform Jim Angle -- live in -- now with details on that -- Hello -- as well -- -- -- comments about rape and abortion gave new life to the old issue of abortion.
But Republicans claim the media haven't looked at Obama's positions on this -- He favors partial birth abortion.
Abortion at any level.
I just think it's.
It's an unbelievable position that that most Americans would find repulsive.
Now the Illinois legislature mr.
Obama repeatedly opposed -- protect the lives of infants who survive abortions known as partial birth abortion.
Most Americans don't like it gallop down 64%.
Favor laws banning the procedure only 31%.
Actually oppose them.
-- Democrats -- the democratic platform this year like in 2008 is silent on that issue.
Emphasizing instead quote a woman's right to choose a safe and legal abortion and we oppose any and all unfortunate the -- weaken or undermine that right.
Democrats -- like keep above is on the Republican platform which mirrors the 2008 language referring to quote.
The sanctity of human life and affirm that the unborn child has a fundamental individual right to live which cannot be infringed that offered no exceptions either.
The -- -- those for rape and incest though mr.
Romney himself favors such as exceptions.
Democrats hope to make an issue of that but platforms sell them influence elections -- I can think back to platform.
That helped elect to presidential candidate.
Now polls are encouraging for Republicans -- they show 50% of Americans consider themselves pro life.
Pro choice parents.
Jim -- thank you very much.
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