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Leaders Must Speak Clearly On Abortion

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The vast majority of Americans believe abortion should be legal, at least under some circumstances. Yet many politicians who support legal abortion continue to struggle with how to articulate that support in a compelling and meaningful way — regardless of their party affiliation. Rudy Giuliani’s latest troubles in navigating that rocky terrain provide only the most recent example.

Although abortion can be a difficult issue to address, talking about it shouldn’t be this hard. There are several clear and simple points our leaders can make when explaining why they want to maintain legal access to abortion.

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