Front-runner Ed Gillespie said he wanted to “see abortion banned.”
A GOP primary debate in the race for Virginia governor spiraled into an anti-choice competition on Saturday night, culminating in the front-runner, Ed Gillespie, saying that he hopes that abortion is banned.
“I would like to see abortion banned because I think it is the taking of an innocent human life,” Gillespie said, noting however that given Roe v. Wade, such a ban would violate the “law of the land.”
The exchange, which occurred in Amherst, Virginia, was posted online by Blue Virginia.
Gillespie didn’t start his answers by outright endorsing an abortion ban, though he was eager to establish his anti-choice bonafides.
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