2024 Debate: Trump Lies About Abortions After Birth as Biden Fails to Defend Reproductive Rights

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Abortion rights were a key focus of Thursday’s CNN debate between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump, the first to be held since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022. Trump took credit for nominating the conservative justices who helped overturn the law, and falsely claimed that Democrats support abortions “even after birth.” “We have no examples of that whatsoever,” says Michele Goodwin, professor of constitutional law and global health policy at Georgetown University. “There is no such thing as abortion after birth.” Goodwin says that while “Americans support reproductive freedom,” Biden’s messaging was weak in the debate.

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