Both Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders explained their support for keeping abortion legal until a baby is born, though their positions were expressed in different ways. In separate appearances on the same stage Monday night in Detroit, Michigan, Clinton and Sanders were asked about abortion at the Fox News televised town hall.
“Can you name a single circumstance at any point in a pregnancy in which you would be OK with abortion being illegal?” moderator Brett Baier asked. Sanders did not name a single circumstance, saying, “It is wrong for the government to be telling a woman what to do with her own body.”
“I know not everybody here will agree with me. I happen to believe that it is wrong for the government to be telling a woman what to do with her own body. I think, I believe, and I understand there are honest people. I mean, I have a lot of friends, some supporters, some disagree. They hold a different point of view, and I respect that. But that is my view,” said Sanders, a U.S. Senator from Vermont. READ MORE