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Monica Wehby on Abortion

 

 


Abortion is a personal choice

Wehby has said the government shouldn't be involved in same-sex marriage and abortion is a personal choice.

"We already have a Democratic senator, we don't need another one," [her primary opponent] Conger said. "No Republican candidate will win by being more of a Democrat than a Democrat." Conger opposes abortion

Wehby believes she could pull women voters and independents into her camp because the "normal attacks" used against Republicans like the "war on women" would be ineffective against her.

Source: Statesman Journal on 2014 Oregon Senate debate , Mar 9, 2014

Abortion is a personal decision

Portland pediatric neurosurgeon Monica Wehby was once again the only one of the GOP candidates to express support for abortion rights, which she called a "personal decision." That won her a fair amount of applause among the 150 conservative activists at a Portland debate sponsored by the Western Liberty Network.

The other three candidates --Rep. Jason Conger, County Republican Chair Jo Rae Perkins and Mark Callahan--all expressed their opposition to abortion.

Source: The Oregonian on 2016 Oregon Senate race , Jan 25, 2014

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