Sharon Hansen on Abortion
Question topic: Should abortion be allowed under extenuating circumstances? If so, what circumstances?
Hansen: I personally am against abortion; however, should a vote come up while I am in office, I would ask my constituents where they are on this issue and ask them to let my office know. I would then vote based on the majority of the responses my office received. If elected, it would be my job to represent the people and not my personal beliefs.
A: I personally oppose abortion since it is the taking of an innocent life; however, there are some situations where it may be appropriate. I don't believe it is the Federal government's job to make abortion legal or illegal. In my opinion, it is between a woman, her doctor and God. I think all the money that is spent on lobbying for and against abortion would be better spent on trying to figure out a way to take an embryo from one woman who doesn't want a baby and implant the embryo in someone who does. I am firmly against second and third trimester abortions. Abortion should not be used as a form of birth control. Anyone who thinks it's okay to have an abortion should also be okay with using birth control.
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