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Mark Curran on Abortion

 

 


IL Right to Life Action: rated most prolife in Senate race

Before federal and state elections, Illinois Right to Life Action surveys candidates to determine their position on issues concerning life. For the March 2020 IL GOP primary, the group rated former Lake County Sheriff Mark Curran as most "pro-life." The group rated Mark Curran as most prolife with a "1." The IL Right to Life Action group gave incumbent U.S. Senator Dick Durbin a "4"--rating--Pro-Abortion.
Source: Illinois Review on 2020 Illinois Senate race , Jan 31, 2020

Pro-life, only allow abortion to save life of mother

He also said Durbin is "not really a Catholic," noting that Durbin, who is Catholic, has been denied communion in his home diocese in Springfield because he backs legal abortion. Curran said he is pro-life and would only allow abortion to save the life of the mother.
Source: State Journal-Register on 2020 Illinois Senate race , Aug 18, 2019

Opposed partial-birth abortion

Curran, an opponent of abortion rights, was a longtime supporter of allowing concealed carry of firearms in Illinois. He was not opposed to universal background checks to purchase a firearm but contended issues involving mental health and video games are more significant in dealing with gun violence than attempting to ban high-power weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines. "There's a connection to the sanctity of life, that you could kill a baby in a partial-birth abortion," he said.
Source: Chicago Tribune on 2020 Illinois Senate race , Aug 7, 2019

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