When pressed for details about who of the nearly 90,000 Muslims who immigrate to the United States each year would be banned, Trump’s campaign manager told the Associated Press the ban would apply to “everybody.”
Republican candidates Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Carly Fiorina used the deadly shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood to push falsehoods about abortion and anti-choice violence.
Since Kasich, a 2016 presidential candidate, took office in 2011, he has quietly led his state to an almost unprecedented number of abortion clinic closures.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday dismissed criticism of Republican efforts to deny people reproductive health care as being “completely made up” by the “condom police” in an effort to scare voters—glossing over his own attempts to block access to contraception.
Republican presidential candidates dismissed any connection between the anti-choice movement’s coordinated smear campaign against Planned Parenthood and the shooting that killed three people on Friday.
Martin O’Malley released his health-care platform promising universal contraceptive coverage, Marco Rubio shifted his position on allowing exceptions to abortion bans, Hillary Clinton suggested that the Helms Amendment be reevaluated, and Republicans convened in Iowa to complain that their attacks on abortion aren’t gaining traction because of political correctness.
At an event considered the “final exam” for candidates prior to influential evangelical leader Bob Vander Plaats making his endorsement, candidates used the night to blast “political correctness” for interfering with their factually incorrect attacks on abortion.
Ted Cruz welcomed an endorsement from one of the country’s most radical anti-choice activists, a new report revealed Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s aides played a key role in creating stringent anti-choice measures in the state, and Donald Trump sounded off on defunding Planned Parenthood.
Last Friday, the State of Alabama agreed to a settlement to resolve claims against it of National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) violations, but the fight for voting rights is far from over.
Emails obtained by the Associated Press revealed that aides from Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s office helped to write language for restrictions on abortion access more than a year prior to the state’s 2013 budget being made public.