Late-Term Abortion Stance May Be Trump Card in 2020

Ahead of his second State of the Union address, some on the religious right pushed President Trump to address social issues. More specifically, they wanted him “to speak from the heart” on abortion.

Richard Land, who sits on the evangelical advisory board that regularly counsels the president, wishes he could take credit for the result.

“But I think you have to give more credit to Cuomo and Northam,” the president of the Southern Evangelical Seminary told RealClearPolitics -- referencing the Democratic governors of New York and Virginia.

Not only have Andrew Cuomo and Ralph Northam embraced legislation making abortion legal at any time, even in the moments leading up to delivery – they’ve used inflammatory when discussing it. After signing a bill late last month expanding the circumstances under which third-trimester abortions are legal, Cuomo directed that the One World Trade Center and other New York landmarks be lit up in pink to “celebrate” the achievement -- that was the word he used.

In Richmond, Northam was even more controversial when discussing a bill proposed by Virginia Democrats allowing abortion in some instances even during delivery. A physician himself, the governor tried explaining under what circumstances this might occur.

 Read more at Real Clear Politics

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