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Bill O`Brien on Abortion

 

 


I will support a culture of life

Jeanne Shaheen wants taxpayers to pay for abortion. That's not New Hampshire, that is extreme.

As intended by our founders, I will support a culture of life.

Source: 2020 N.H. Senate campaign website BillObrien2020.com , Dec 20, 2019

Led override of veto of partial-birth abortion ban

O'Brien presided over the House when it had an anti-abortion majority in 2011-2012. The House during that window passed a partial-birth abortion ban, a ban on abortions after 20 weeks, a requirement of a 24-hour waiting period before receiving an abortion, and a proposal to prohibit the use of public funds for abortions. The GOP-led Senate at the time killed three of those four bills, but O'Brien got the Legislature to override then-Gov. John Lynch's veto of the partial-birth abortion ban.
Source: Manchester Union-Leader on 2020 New Hampshire Senate race , Nov 10, 2019

Would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest

O'Brien told WMUR he supported the Alabama law that would ban abortion in all cases, including rape and incest. "I believe in the sanctity of life. I'm not willing to say that any life is a life that ought to be done away with," O'Brien said. "It horrifies me that a Supreme Court would say yes to unborn death. But put that aside, it's not the law of the land. They should be interpreting the law of the land. They made it up. We have originalists on the court now. We should have more of them."
Source: Manchester Union-Leader on 2020 New Hampshire Senate race , Nov 10, 2019

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