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Response to Omaha Steve (Original post)

Fri Apr 21, 2017, 11:02 AM

70. For me it comes down to this

Quote from Mello in article:

“While my faith guides my personal views, as mayor I would never do anything to restrict access to reproductive health care,” Mello said in the statement.


Now IF he actually stands by this statement and doesn't use his personal views to legislate against abortion rights, I have no problem with him concerning this issue. I'm not particularly "pro-abortion" myself in many cases, but I would not vote for an anti-choice candidate (dealbreaker for me) because I strongly believe that the government should stay out of it and that the decision entirely rests with the woman, her medical team, and God. Handing this choice over to the government is a big NO.

The big question is whether or not this guy would keep his word once he's in office. If I were voting in this election, I'd have to look deeper and see if he has a history of saying one thing and doing something else. The fact that Planned Parenthood also endorses him though seems encouraging.

It's also possible that this could end up being one of the (few) situations of which I disagree with Bernie. We're not going to agree with even our most beloved representatives 100% of the time.

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