Marco Rubio says he opposes abortions in all instances
By Eric Bradner, CNN August 9, 2015
Washington (CNN)—Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says he opposes abortion in all instances – but he’d support legislation that includes exceptions in cases such as rape, incest and when the life of the mother is threatened, and he has no problem with contraception.
The Republican presidential contender was asked Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” about his comment in Thursday night’s debate that “all human life is worthy of protection, irrespective of the circumstances in which that human life was created.”
Rubio said Sunday that he will support “any legislation that reduces the number of abortions.”
That, he said, includes a ban on abortions after 20 weeks – even though “that doesn’t obviously cover the whole gamut.” …