In Final U.S. Presidential Debate, Clinton Defends Women’s Right To Choose Abortion In U.S., Internationally
The Atlantic: Clinton’s Unapologetic Defense of Abortion Rights
“Even in a presidential campaign that has become so intensely focused on gender, there was something surreal about watching Hillary Clinton’s response to a question about abortion in Wednesday night’s debate. Here was the first woman nominated by a major party for the United States presidency … talking in no uncertain terms about her strong commitment to protecting a woman’s right to ‘make the most intimate, most difficult in many cases, decisions about her health care that one can imagine’…” (LaFrance, 10/20).
Humanosphere: Abortion: Clinton invokes women’s rights around the world as she defends choice
“…Hillary Clinton affirmed women’s right to abortion while Donald Trump said he would appoint judges to the Supreme Court who oppose it. Clinton countered by looking internationally to the consequences of governments circumventing reproductive rights. … She went on to say that government has no business in personal decisions about abortions…” (Murphy, 10/20).
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