Jan 19, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump calls for Senate to ban late-term abortions

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President Trump spoke to the crowds gathered for the pro-life March for Life rally from the Rose Garden, praising his reversal of the Mexico City policy and calling on the Senate to pass a law banning late-term abortions. "Send it to my desk for signing," he said.

Why it matters: Trump is the first sitting president to speak directly to the annual pro-life march in D.C., and his pro-life stance has aided his support among evangelical voters. However, Trump hasn't always held his same stance toward abortion. In 1999, he claimed he was pro-choice.

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