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Rick Perry Wants To Outlaw Abortion In Cases Of Rape And Incest Because A DVD Told Him To

Absurd excuse for flip flopping on an important issue for the sake of wooing Iowa evangelicals? Or the absurdest? A quote from Rick Perry explaining why he changed his mind from allowing abortion in cases of rape and incest, a position he held as recently as last month, to wanting a total ban.

Last updated on July 3, 2018, at 11:26 a.m. ET

Posted on December 28, 2011, at 2:03 p.m. ET

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