Republican Senate candidate from Georgia Herschel Walker said he supports a total ban on abortion.
“For me, there is no exception,” Walker told reporters after a recent campaign speech. “Like I said, I believe in life. I believe in life.”
Pressed for further comment, the Senate candidate’s campaign informed The hill that Walker “is pro-life and will not apologize for it.”
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Exceptions usually relate to abortion scenarios that involve rape or incest, or where the mother’s health is at risk. Americans overwhelmingly support the availability of abortion in these circumstances: 82% of people say abortion should be legal if the mother’s health is at risk, and 79% think abortion should be legal if the pregnancy resulted from rape or caused incest. according to recent ABC-Washington Post polls.
Abortion has become an increasingly divisive issue in recent months after a leaked Supreme Court document suggested the country’s highest court may seek to hear the landmark Roe v. pick up calf.
If roe abortion legislation would be largely state enacted – Georgia is one of many US states that have attempted this in recent years Restrict and challenge abortion roe.
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A majority of Americans believe that Roe v. Wade should not be repealed. according to a CNN’s January poll, 69% of Americans want Roe v. Wade remains intact while only 30% want the sentence overturned. These sentiments aren’t a new change either, as support has remained fairly constant for more than 20 years. Since 1989, between 52% and 66% of US adults have said they want Roe v. Wade stays, loud Gallup poll.
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The 2022 Georgia GOP primary looks set to lose Walker. According to a May Fox News pollWalker got 66% of the vote, while the next best candidate, Gary Black, has just 8% of the vote.
The winner of the primary will take on Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock in the general election. Georgia Senate seats were usually reliable wins for Republicans prior to 2021, but Democrats pulled off big runoff victories from Warnock and Georgia Sen. Jon Ossoff in 2021.
Walker is a former NFL star running back for the Dallas Cowboys. He attended college at the University of Georgia, where he won the Heisman Trophy. Walker has no prior political experience, but he does Supporting former President Donald Trump.
The GOP primaries for the Georgia Senate seat will take place on Tuesday, May 24th.
https://www.marketwatch.com/story/herschel-walker-says-hes-in-favor-of-a-no-exception-abortion-ban-11653328431?rss=1&siteid=rss Herschel Walker Primary: GOP Senate candidate wants abortion ban ‘without exception’