MAGA Guv Candidate’s Abortion Stance Gets More Outlandish


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Arizona gubernatorial candidate MAGA hardliner Kali Lake In an interview that aired on Sunday, she argued that “true choice” means the choice a woman has between keeping or adopting a baby. In the process, she tried to reconcile her own recent hardline stance against abortion with the voters who pulled her abortion lever. Joe Biden Two years ago.

“I’m in favor of giving women real choice,” Lake said on the CBS show. face the nation“Once they enter an abortion center, they are only given one choice. They don’t say they have the option to keep the baby, but we can help. Or they can take your baby.” We can also help you find a loving family to help you.”

A 22-year veteran of the KSAZ-TV news station in Phoenix, Lake was in the public eye until he denied the integrity of Arizona’s election and began running away with his own primary. Since then, she’s become a bona fide general election candidate, backed by the likes of Donald Trump, and she’s embraced some of the toughest abortion bans in the country.

Her Democratic opponent, Secretary of State Katie Hobbs, has refused to publicly debate Lake in a bitterly contested race and has attempted to confront a tiny Republican who once suggested right-wing Governor Ron DeSantis. Attempts to do so “had a kind of BDE,” he argued. I want all elected leaders to have it”—”turn into a circus”.

Arizona clinics have stopped offering abortion services following a Sept. 23 court ruling that state prosecutors could enforce the near-total abortion ban that has been documented in the state since the 19th century. . The state also recently passed a 15-week ban on the surgery.

But Lake made headlines last month with uncharacteristic comments apparently challenging the ruling, calling the practice “rare and legal,” and on Tuesday a spokesperson for her campaign retracted it. , suggested that her only hope was that the procedure be “rare”… but safe. ” round trip as AP I got itreflecting the balancing act Bill Clinton made when he first ran for president in 1992.

In an interview on Sunday, Lake seemed to realize that echoing decades of Democratic campaign platform trademarks is at risk of alienating far-right bases.

“I was doing an interview when I said that. When abortion was first presented, they said it should be. It should be rare, safe, and legal.” ” she told CBS.

Lake’s problem is in the post Law vs Wade In America, reproductive rights advocates say that scarce but safe things are virtually out the window, and women may seek exorbitant alternatives. Now, whether moderate voters who support abortion rights buy what Lake is selling will determine whether the next governor of a major swing state is a Stop-the-Steel fanatic. It can be of great help to

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